Innovation & Inclusion Awards Honorees

innovationDigital Diversity Network is pleased to announce the inaugural Inclusion & Innovation Awards honorees.

VIP Reception, Awards Ceremony and Celebration

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:00 – 9:00pm
Civic Hall
156 5th Avenue (@ 20th Street)
New York, NY 10010

Join us for the inaugural Innovation & Inclusion Awards celebration–an unprecedented recognition of the past, present and ongoing achievements of diverse digital media and technology professionals.

The evening will also include a special tribute to author Margot Lee Shetterly and the pioneering African American female mathematicians at NASA who helped to lead the US Race to Space. The story of these unsung heroines will soon be featured in both the upcoming book and motion picture, Hidden Figures.

Presenting Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual norhwestern-mutual-_logo_horz_gold-blue_rgb-1

Innovation & Inclusion Honorees:


Digital Diversity Network

Majora Carter

StartUp Box

Digital Diversity Network

Matthew Fields

President & CEO,
Redbird Advanced Learning

Digital Diversity Network

Jon Gosier

Co-founder & CEO,

Change Agents

Digital Diversity Network

Trymaine Lee

National Reporter,

Digital Diversity Network

Marlon Nichols

General Partner,
Cross Culture Ventures

Digital Diversity Network

Jason Towns

Managing Partner,
The Towns Group

Culture Catalysts

Digital Diversity Network

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

Founder & Editor-In-Chief,
Muslim Girl

Digital Diversity Network

Lili Gangas

Chief Technology Community Officer,
Kapor Center for Social Impact

Digital Diversity Network

Mauricio Mota

Co-president & Executive Producer,
Wise Entertainment

Social Entrepreneurs

Digital Diversity Network

Roslyn Daniels

President & Founder,
Black Health Matters

Digital Diversity Network

Tiffany Pham

Founder & CEO,

Digital Diversity Network

Dr. Jarvis Sulcer

Director of Education,


Digital Diversity Network

Lindsay Grace

Associate Professor & Founding Director,
American University Game Lab & Studio

Digital Diversity Network

Kishore Raja

R&D Strategic Programs,
Boingo Wireless

Tickets are also available for our 4th Annual NYC Conference, AI: Access & Ingenuity, also at Civic Hall from 9:00am – 4:00pm on September 28.

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Special Tribute: The Women of Hidden Figures