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2017 Honorees for GA Blacks in Tech Policy Conference

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These are the 2017 honorees for the GA Blacks in Tech Policy Conference, the predecessor to the current Tech for All Policy Conference.

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2017 Honorees for GA Blacks in Tech Policy Conference

  1. 1.  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Chair's Award for Overall Ecosystem Building- This award is given to the individual that has demonstrated an overall commitment to building the black tech ecosystem in every area. (Rodney Sampson, Chairman, Opportunity Ecosystem; Partner, TechSquare Labs)  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for K-12 Early Support- Individual that has championed education of technology in the black community for grades K-12 (Ayana Gabriel, Arthur M. Blank Foundation)  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for Capital Formation & Growth- Individual that has raised or facilitated raising capital in the black tech community (Paul Judge, Luma, TechSquare Labs)  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for Media Amplification- Individual that has promoted blacks in tech in media and other public relations medium (Kunbi Tinuoye, UrbanGeekz)-  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for Adult Education- Individual that has championed blacks in tech education outside of the formal education system (Councilman Andre Dickens, Techbridge)  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for Investments- Individual that has consistently and aggressively invested in the black tech community (Mike Ross, MHR International, Inc.)  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for Corporate Innovation-Individual that has unapologetically advocated for corporate participation in the elevation of blacks in technology- (Nicole Jones, Delta Air Lines)  GA's "Blacks in Tech" Award for Higher Education- Individual that has supported and promote blacks in tech in higher education (Tiffany Bussey, Morehouse College Entrepreneurship Center)

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