Representation in Tech

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(The People's Roadmap Moderator) #1

Representation in Tech emerged as a Smarter Communities topic area at The People’s Roadmap Workshop – Queens Edition (November 9, 2017). Use this thread to continue that discussion!

Community thoughts about Current State

  • Stress among older people who feel alienated by modernization
  • What is up with unions these days?
  • Age discrimination - where are all the seniors in IT support?
  • Where are the coalitions that do tech for good?
  • Civic hacking spaces and events are full of techies…

Community thoughts about Desired Future State

  • Reporting on NYC-area representation in tech sectors
  • A space where technology is not something that is scary - education early
  • Database for IT seniors!