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Here's How Bandwagon Fan Club's Bärí A. Williams Uses DEI To Remove Bias Within The World of Tech

Bärí A. Williams knows a thing or two about what it means to truly be inclusive in the tech space! Williams joined Will Lucas on the latest episode of Black Tech Green Money to share her experience as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Bandwagon Fan Club, Inc., the data and analytics tech company that focuses on sports and entertainment. Thanks to her roles at companies like All Turtles, Facebook, and StubHub, Williams has helped to use data to drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the sports and entertainment sectors. For Williams, her role in the tech space isn’t what one would call traditional. In fact, she speaks to Lucas about the bias that comes along with working in technology and not being able to code and how that can lead people to not feel included in the tech realm. “There are lots of people who say, ‘you’re not really in the industry because you can’t write a line of code,'” said Williams. “And my response to that is, ‘I sure can’t but if you show me how,...

Jul 27, 2021