D&I Community Forum: Succeeding at Diversifying Your Leadership Team
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D&I Community Forum: Succeeding at Diversifying Your Leadership Team

Melissa James is the CEO of The Tech Connection, which helps employers find diverse talent faster. She has worked with elite companies such as Google, Teradata, and Sample6 to diversify their team. Join us as we discuss success strategies for diversity recruitment.

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
8:00am - 9:30am
Where: Eversource
Westwood, Massachusetts 
United States

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NEHRA Diversity & Inclusion Community Forum

Join Melissa James as she moderates a community discussion on how to leverage online recruitment platforms to source for diverse talent,
creating a welcoming interview process that candidates will rave about, and how to build partnerships to achieve diverse teams.

Presented by Melissa James, President and CEO of The Tech Connection

Melissa James is President and CEO of The Tech Connection, the premier marketplace for purpose driven, diverse technical talent. Her mission is to help people reach their highest potential by accelerating their individual pathway to success. She has a strong track record of building high performing teams for elite companies such as Google, RA Capital, Teradata, and Sample6.

At the root of her work is a passion for community service. On top of running her business, Melissa is also the founder of the first ever Black Tech Boston Meetup, a platform to celebrate and introduce the impact of technology within African American communities. She previously served on the board for Youth Institute of Science and Technology and the Young Black Women’s Society. Melissa has been recognized as a “Woman on The Move” by Boston Business Journal. She recently received the U.S. Presidential Service Award for her relentless commitment to the community. Melissa graduated with honors from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $20