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Cedric Brown

Kapor Center for Soical Impact
Chief of Community Engagement

Cedric Brown is the Chief of Community Engagement at the Kapor Center for Social Impact, working to increase diverse representation in the high tech sector. He has 20+ years of experience as a funder, convener, and adviser, including collaborations with the Obama White House Office of Science and Tech Policy, the UNCF HBCU Innovation Summit, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, and an appearance in the CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap documentary. He co-founded Brothers Code, the Oakland Summit on Blacks in Tech, the College Bound Brotherhood, and the Oakland Startup Network. Cedric has received leadership awards and recognitions from The San Francisco Chronicle, TheRoot, ABFE, East Oakland Youth Development Center, Startup Weekend Oakland, and the East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club. Cedric is a proud board member of Color of Change Education Fund and the Association of Blacks Foundation Executives (ABFE); he is also a published author and creative artist.  A native of Winston-Salem, Cedric holds degrees from the University of North Carolina and Stanford University, and now lives in Oakland with his partner Ray.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, April 29

10:00am EDT