Techstars Startup Digest Diversity & Inclusion
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Our initiative is to increase diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurship communities.
Techstars Startup Digest Diversity & Inclusion is curated by:
- Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Techstars
Jason is currently the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at Techstars. A 25-year veteran in the area of diversity and inclusion in tech, sports, health care and education. Thompson developed the initial diversity and inclusion program for the United States Olympic Committee. In that role, Jason created the D&I scored cards to measure diversity within the US Olympic movement. Under his leadership the USOC became the first large sports organization in the US to release their diversity data. Jason’s work has been highlighted and quoted in USAToday, Washington Post, CNN, The New York Times and The Guardian.
- Sr. Project Manager for D&I at Techstars
Andrea is the Sr. Project Manager for D&I at Techstars. Before joining Techstars, she was the co-founder and CMO at Revolar, a 2015 & 2016 Techstars company. While at Revolar Andrea built a full stack team of hardware, software, sales and operations members that successfully launched 2 hardware products and sold over 20,000 units in 16 months. Andrea was also the COO at Live Worldly where she created partnerships with Water for People and Plan a Billion to support their overall give back strategy. Andrea is a Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her free time Andrea likes rock climbing, hiking, travel and skiing.