Kathleen Cotton (Producer/Director)
Saturday Nia Room 12pm
When you see yourself in the past you will be assured of a place for you in the future. Meet the African American pioneers of silicon valley that prepared a place at the table for those that came behind them. Using face to face discussions, a Place at the Table, presents the story of African American Engineers and technologist recruited, nurtured and earned prominent positions in of some of the highly successful companies in Silicon Valley. You’ve heard of Steve Jobs the founder of Apple computer? A Place at the Table will introduce you to Mr. Roy L. Clay Sr. the founder of Hewlett Packard’s computer division. Along with other individuals that made significant contributions to the creation of what became silicon valley. A Place at the Table will open the conversation that is needed to encourage young people of color to seek their own place in technical pursuits.