Freada Kapor Klein
She/Her/Hers | Kapor Center Co Chair
Freada Kapor Klein, Ph.D, is an entrepreneur, activist, and pioneer in the field of organizational culture and diversity. She is also the author of Giving Notice, which details the human and financial cost of hidden bias in the workplace. Freada entered tech as the first head of Employee Relations, Organizational Development, and Management Training at Lotus Development Corporation. Her job description was to make Lotus the “most progressive employer in the U.S.” As a Founding Partner at Kapor Capital, Freada invests in seed-stage tech startups that create positive social impact by closing gaps of access, opportunity, or outcome for low-income communities and communities of color. She is the founder of SMASH, which provides rigorous STEM education and access to social capital for low-income high school students of color on 10 university campuses across the country. Freada is a member of the Obama Foundation Tech Policy Council, the U.C. Berkeley Board of Visitors, and the council that formed the Hollywood Commission chaired by Anita Hill. She serves on the advisory boards of Twilio.org, Generation Investment Management, Permanent Impact Capital, and Trident. In 2019, she joined 10 foundations to establish the nation’s first philanthropic fund to support women of color who are leading the fight against sexual harassment and violence.
DEIB and Web3 Building Blocks
This module will start off with an intro to Web3 and related terminology. Then the conversation shifts to Web3 building blocks and what they mean for our work as DEIB professionals.
Course 4: DEIB and the Broader Society
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