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Why You Should Vote for ThisWayGlobal in the 2017 SXSW Conference Panel

Diversity is an evolving culture and value in the workplace. But more than a battle cry, true diversity presents numerous opportunities for businesses, as well as individuals to grow.
When employees from all racial, ethnical, religious, political or social backgrounds work together, they contribute various skills and competencies to the company. Companies, then, draw on such diversity to better respond to emerging trends in their industry.

If ThisWay Global is selected by the PanelPicker Voting, attendees of the SXSW Conference Panel can learn about what their diversity is and what it is worth to their business. They might also be shocked to hear how a white male can bring diversity to a team.

Over the last decade, Fortune 100 businesses have learned that a 14% increase in ROI from diverse teams is possible, and even extends to small businesses, especially startups. So, take action now because your competitive advantage is on the line.

 

Conference Details and Voting

Diversity, being a transformative idea shaping our future, is indeed a topic worth discussing in the highly anticipated 2017 SXSW Conference taking place in Austin from March 10-18.

If you are looking forward to hearing more about how to truly implement diversity in your team and improve your ROI, make sure to cast your vote for ThisWayGlobal as a panel.

At this stage, organizers are encouraging you to submit your ideas, leave your comments, and vote on your choice programming through the PanelPicker Community Voting.

The voting, which began on August 8, is open until September 2, 2016. That means you’ll have a good few weeks to vote on the proposals submitted to the organizers regarding session format, programming track, and level.

To cast your votes, log in to your PanelPicker account right here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/.

 

Panel Vote

Angela Hood, Founder/CEO of ThisWayGlobal, together with Russ Foltz-Smith of Wolfram Alpha, would speak about the ideals and rationale behind diversity in businesses.

The 2017 SXSW Conference is sure to be one exciting event for the whole of the community. Be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about workplace diversity. You’d be glad if you did.

Please vote for Angela Hood & Russ Foltz-Smith, in the panel by visiting http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/64808#comments.

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Angela Hood

Angela Hood

Angela Hood, a serial entrepreneur from Austin, Texas, developed Ai4JOBS after years of research, development, and incubation at the University of Cambridge ideaSpace in England. Now operating across the world, ‘Ai4JOBS by ThisWay’ provides employers, recruiters, and staffing agencies with a suite of solutions that delivers unbiased job-to-candidate matching technology. ThisWay’s acclaimed technology and ethics-based methodologies help both businesses and individuals find greater success in the job world, through matching that matters. Hood’s passion around building unbiased technology was born from her own experience working as a field engineer and project manager in the construction and land development industries. She is a business and recognized thought leader in the fields of artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and the ROI of diversity. Her groundbreaking work in artificial intelligence and de-biasing is often referenced in international research and is featured in a Simon & Schuster book being released in August 2019.