Representation & Advocacy Coalition

Introducing the Representation & Advocacy Coalition at Afros In Tech

In the ever-evolving landscape of the tech sector, diversity and inclusion are not just ideals but imperatives for progress and innovation. That’s why we are proud to introduce our esteemed department, the Representation & Advocacy Coalition, at Afros In Tech. With an unwavering commitment to championing diversity and inclusion, our coalition stands at the forefront of advocating for greater representation of African professionals and equitable opportunities in the tech ecosystem, shaping a more inclusive future for all.

Our Mission

The mission of the Representation & Advocacy Coalition is clear: to advocate for greater representation of African professionals and equitable opportunities in the tech sector. We strive to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities, challenge systemic barriers to inclusion, and drive meaningful change that fosters a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive tech ecosystem for all.

Expertise and Services

Led by a dedicated team of advocates, policy experts, and community leaders, our coalition offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to advance our mission and drive positive impact:

1. Advocacy Campaigns: We spearhead advocacy campaigns and initiatives that raise awareness of diversity and inclusion issues in the tech sector and mobilize support for meaningful change. From grassroots activism to targeted lobbying efforts, our campaigns amplify marginalized voices and advocate for policies and practices that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

2. Policy Initiatives: We engage policymakers, industry stakeholders, and community leaders to develop and advocate for policies and initiatives that promote greater representation and equity in the tech sector. Whether it’s advocating for diversity hiring initiatives, promoting inclusive workplace practices, or addressing systemic biases in technology, our policy initiatives drive systemic change and create opportunities for underrepresented communities.

3. Strategic Partnerships: We cultivate strategic partnerships with organizations, companies, and advocacy groups that share our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. Through collaboration and collective action, we amplify our impact, leverage resources, and drive change at scale, creating a more inclusive ecosystem where everyone can thrive.

4. Community Engagement: We engage with our community of African professionals and allies through events, workshops, and networking opportunities that promote dialogue, collaboration, and empowerment. By fostering a sense of belonging and solidarity, we build a strong and resilient community that advocates for its own representation and equity in the tech industry.

5. Education and Awareness: We provide education and awareness programs that equip individuals and organizations with the knowledge and tools they need to advance diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. Whether it’s providing training on unconscious bias, facilitating discussions on allyship, or sharing best practices for building inclusive cultures, our programs empower stakeholders to drive positive change within their own spheres of influence.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Afros In Tech, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential values that drive innovation, creativity, and excellence. The Representation & Advocacy Coalition is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and across the tech industry. We actively seek out diverse perspectives and experiences to inform our advocacy efforts and ensure that our initiatives are inclusive and equitable for all members of our community.


In a world where diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords but imperatives for progress, the Representation & Advocacy Coalition at Afros In Tech stands as a beacon of advocacy, empowerment, and unwavering dedication to our mission. By championing greater representation and equitable opportunities for African professionals in the tech sector, we shape a more inclusive future where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and contribute their unique talents and perspectives. Join us in shaping a future where diversity is celebrated, inclusion is embraced, and equity is the norm.