Session: Diversifying the tech ecosystem
Breaking barriers to entry in tech and creating systemic change starts with an authentic understanding of under represented people.
- Inclusionary tactics to tech
About Deputy Queens Borough President Ebony Young
Ebony Young has spent over 20 years working in the Nonprofit sector as an Executive Leader at institutions like the Long Island City YMCA, TF Cornerstone, the Black Entrepreneur Initiative and the Ladies of Hope Ministries (LOHM). She has been charged with leading, organizing, facilitating and operating nonprofit organizations to the highest efficiency levels, specifically in the areas of youth development, healthy living and social justice reform. She’s also spent time in the private sector as a Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility.
She’s previously served on several Queens boards, task forces and advisory committees, serving youth, adults, seniors, athletes, artists and environmentalists in her local Queens community. Giving back to the community with confidence, passion and innovation has led her to be a true communal builder, connector and educator.
Ebony received her Bachelor of Science in Communications-Rad/TV/Film from Indiana State University and is also a graduate of Indiana Tech where she received her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. Ebony is also a motivational speaker and certified life coach. She resides in Woodside, Queens with her husband and three children.