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Monday, October 5 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
NEW - How to Actually Recruit & Retain Diverse Tech Teams | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Research has repeatedly shown that diverse teams lead to higher revenue, increased innovation, and better ROI.  At recruitHER, we know many Austin tech companies genuinely want to have a more diverse staff, but have either been unsuccessful in recruiting efforts in the past or don't know where to start.  

Drawing on the latest research, we'll discuss the business benefits of workforce diversity, barriers to creating a diverse team, and proven methods for sourcing against your diversity goals. We'll also provide actionable strategies to ensure you can retain top talent after offer letters are signed!

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by HiredNetSpendIBM BluemixCapital Factory and Techstars. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five! 

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Doyal

Ashley Doyal

Co-Founder, recruitHER
I'm a diversity HR & recruiting leader and co-founder of recruitHER, a women-owned recruiting firm which connects tech companies with diverse, qualified candidate. I've spent the last 7 years recruiting and retaining diverse teams for a variety of tech & gaming companies in Austin and beyond (including Electronic Arts, Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax Media, and Pandora). I'm a passionate and vocal advocate for diversity and accessibility in tech and... Read More →
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Gina Helfrich

co-founder, recruitHER
I co-founded recruitHER, a woman-owned recruiting & consulting firm committed to making the tech industry more inclusive and diverse. I am also founder and organizer of Feminist Hack ATX. My background includes over 10 years in program and project management and 6 years driving strategic communications efforts in a variety of professional settings, from higher education to nonprofits to technology. I am an expert in women's leadership and gender... Read More →


Monday October 5, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Techstars 412 Congress Ave. #200

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