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The AUTMHQ Team
Texas' growing Tech Workforce
There are currently 867,278 people in Texas working in tech jobs, spanning both technical workers employed by tech companies and tech professionals who work in other industries. That represents 6.2% of the overall state workforce. The Texas tech workforce is second largest in the nation. The estimated median wage for a tech worker in Texas is $89,833. That is 123% higher than the median wage for all occupations in the state.
How Austin Texas' Urban Residents Are Bridging the Digital Divide Together
A recent transplant to the Austin area, Gilliam has worked for AT&T for over 22 years. He knows the importance of ensuring opportunity and access to everyone. With a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Gilliam recently saw an opportunity to combine his career and his philanthropic work.
Take the Lead Mixer | Wed., June 28 | 6-9 p.m. CT The New Philanthropists, in collaboration with _OFCOLOR invite you to join us for a conversation on the importance of board service and leadership focused in the Black community. Come learn about the importance of Black Leadership and board service while connecting and mingling with local leaders and professionals, enjoy small bites, drinks and the creative atmosphere provided at The Cathedral in East Austin.
Pivoting your Career | Thurs., June 29 | 11-12 p.m. CT Listen to community leaders, including one of AUTMHQ's staff members, share their career pivot journeys and how they have navigated them successfully.
The New Threats of Misinformation & Disinformation––and What We Can Do | In person & online | Tues., July 11 | 6:15 p.m. CT Misinformation and disinformation will always be with us, but multiple technologies have made it possible to create and disseminate misleading and false information much more easily over the past two decades. Join Austin Forum in-person or online for this lively discussion among experts and stay after to meet with them and each other to further discuss this important topic.
Extreme Makeover Home Edition
Extreme Makeover Home Edition is looking to help deserving families that are renting or displaced, as well as homeowners that could benefit from a new home. Know someone who could benefit from a home makeover? Apply below.
Attend DeveloperWeek Conference for FREE DeveloperWeek CloudX 2023 is coming to San Mateo in August and they would like to invite you to join the largest community of developers in the San Francisco Bay Area and sign up to volunteer at DeveloperWeek CloudX! Applications to volunteer are now being accepted. In exchange for volunteering for one (2) 5-hour shift, you will receive a Free PRO Pass ($1295 Value), Volunteer T-shirt, and exclusive perks. The PRO Pass includes access to Keynotes, OPEN Sessions, 2-Day Expo, Evening Meetups, and More! Feel free to let your friends, family, and colleagues know of this opportunity. DeveloperWeek hopes you will join them for what is sure to be an amazing DeveloperWeek CloudX 2023! Have any questions? Reach out to Haley Rommel at firstname.lastname@example.org
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