General Catalyst is hosting a virtual learning series on racial justice.
This event in the series will focus on “Creating Racial Equity and Access in VC and Tech” with Porter Braswell (bio below).
It will take place at 12:00 pm PT | 3:00 PM ET on May 6, and Registration is free.
Porter Braswell is the CEO and co-founder of Jopwell, a technology platform that helps Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals unlock opportunities for career advancement.
Under Porter’s leadership, Jopwell has formed partnerships with more than 100 of America’s leading companies and has facilitated tens of thousands of connections between the Jopwell community members and its clients. In 2017 alone, the company was recognized as Entrepreneur Magazine’s “100 Most Brilliant Ideas,” Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” and Business Insider’s “One of The Hottest NYC Companies to Watch.”
As an African American CEO, Porter regularly speaks about the importance of diversity in the workforce and has been featured in numerous publications and articles discussing the topic.