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Angelica Ross Is On A Mission To Help The Trans Community Secure Roles In Tech

Angelica Ross is all about being a conduit for the trans community. As an early techie herself, the “Pose” actress launched TransTech Social — a company to bring more trans, queer, and gender non-conforming people into tech — in 2014, as previously reported by AfroTech. By 2017, she then hosted the TransTech Summit, which is a free event for attendees to be educated on ways to level up in their careers and the industry. “Well, I had been going to tech summits all over the place, not just tech summits, but just conferences, from LGBTQ focused conferences to tech focused conferences,” Ross said, according to Essence. “I just realized that there was probably a space missing that is centered by trans people, one in which we are centered enough so that everybody who is in our environment is not only watching out for the violence, but it’s like they’re also educated and informed so we can truly be an asset to one another.” The outlet reports that the tech summit is making its way back...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 31, 2022