CEO of Y-USA Shares Thoughts on the Pandemic, DEI and Leadership

CEO of Y-USA Shares Thoughts on the Pandemic, DEI and Leadership

The YMCA is a leading non-profit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential purpose and each other, and they’ve been busy this past year reinventing what they do to help address the changing needs of the communities they serve. And here to talk about all that, it’s a pleasure to have with us, the president and CEO of Y USA, Kevin Washington. 

How a Data-Driven Approach is Transforming the Criminal Justice System

How a Data-Driven Approach is Transforming the Criminal Justice System

The United States comprises less than 5% of the world’s population, but close to 25% of the world’s prison population. Part of the problem is that there’s a nationwide lack of uniformity in collecting and sharing data in the criminal justice system. It’s a Tower of Babel of sorts, which leads to inefficiency and poor decision-making.

An organization that has made remarkable progress in addressing this seemingly intractable challenge is Recidiviz, and it’s a pleasure to have with us its co-founders, CEO Clementine Jacoby and Head of Product Andrew Warren. 

CEO of DivInc on How Cities Can Create a More Inclusive Startup Community

CEO of DivInc on How Cities Can Create a More Inclusive Startup Community

DivInc was the first early-stage tech startup accelerator in Texas, exclusively for people of color and women tech entrepreneurs. And it’s an organization that’s on the move, expanding into other cities, focusing on social justice, innovation and serving women of color entrepreneurs through their Startup Sistas initiative. And it’s a pleasure to have with us now their co-founder and CEO, Preston James.