Ohio – Blacks In Technology announces partnership with SDscope to provide support and expertise to aspiring technologists in Africa. Zimbabwe based SDscope has launched an initiative to source global mentors in various technical disciplines for Zimbabwe and the entire continent of Africa and Blacks In Technology is leading the way.
“Blacks In Technology is a great organization to partner with as they offer us the potential to access resources we need to serve our market well,” says Shepherd Fungayi CEO of SDscope. “The size of the organization and the range of skills of their members, as well as their close relationships with key technology companies, will boost our ability to build capacity in digital technology and application in Africa.” Fungayi continued.
“We think it’s very important to provide our members an opportunity to give back. It’s even more important that we can leverage our collective expertise to help uplift Africa and provide global best practices to the continent.” says Dennis Schultz, Executive Director of the Blacks In Technology Foundation.
SDscope accelerates and supports the adoption of digital technology in Africa by building a platform for digital technology practitioners and users in Africa based on strong connections with leading technology companies and experts from around the world, and delivering state-of-the-art in digital strategy definition and execution, digital technology implementation and support, digital talent development, and digital services to organizations and independent consultants. We also accelerate digital technology startups by connecting them to funding and talent, as well as fostering collaboration with, and access to funding from, innovation-hungry enterprises.
About the Blacks In Technology Foundation
Blacks In Technology is the largest global community of Black technologists with a combined membership and social media reach of over 50,000. The Blacks In Technology (BIT) Foundation’s goal and mission is to “stomp the divide” between Black tech workers and other groups, and to fundamentally influence and effect change on an industry that has historically not sought parity with respect to Black workers. BIT’s intent is to level the playing field through training, education, networking, and mentorship with the support of allies, partners, sponsors, and most importantly our global members. The Blacks in Technology Foundation is the official 501(c)(3) non-profit entity of Blacks in Technology, LLC.
Last updated on October 8, 2020