2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Diversity in Tech: Building Inclusivity

Friday, March 11
3:45PM - 4:45PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
531 E 4th St

Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity for Facebook, has been behind industry-defining changes regarding diversity in tech, including Facebook’s public roll out of a Managing Bias training course, piloting of the company’s “diverse slate approach” (akin to the NFL’s “Rooney Rule), and the launch of TechPrep, a resource hub for Blacks, Latinos and their parents and guardians. In this keynote, she’ll share advice for how influencers and individuals can change the status quo, build inclusivity and ultimately drive more diversity in tech.

Hashtags: #sxsw #FBDiverse


Maxine Williams at SXSW

Maxine Williams

Global Dir of Diversity



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