In a new press release, BWTT shares that the next event will be the Face of a Founder Summit, taking place Feb. 24, 2022. Microsoft will be the presenting sponsor of the organization’s upcoming summit.
“We are proud to support Microsoft’s Black Partner Growth Initiative #BPGI Program,” says Regina Gwynn, co-founder of Black Women Talk Tech. “We are looking forward to what the next year has in store for the organization and our community.”
“We are proud to work with Black Women Talk Tech to help increase representation within Microsoft’s Partner Network and generate sustainable economic growth for Black-owned tech companies by providing access to tech-enablement resources,” said Regina Johnson, Partner Inclusive Growth Strategy Lead for the Black Partner Growth Initiative.
Last year, the relationship expanded to include Microsoft’s Black Partner Growth Initiative, which began as an effort to increase the representation of Black-owned businesses that are partners in the Microsoft community.
- Created a community of 1,000+ Black Women Tech Founders and Allies
- Distributed over $250,000 in funding and prizes to startups
- Built a social media presence of over 60,000+ followers
- Created 150+ hours of applicable business video content
The upcoming Face of a Founder Summit — a virtual event focused on finance and fundraising for Black founders — will take place on Feb. 24. Complimentary tickets are available here: https://hopin.com/events/the-face-of-a-founder-summit/registration.