The Tech Forward Podcast



Launched in March 2018, Tech Forward is a new podcast series focused on improving diversity in tech by sharing advice for those seeking to enter the industry.


Each week Tech Forward podcast host Cheryl Chotrani invites tech founders, venture capitalists, industry leaders and diversity advocates to share their stories and explore ways to improve representation for women, minorities and other underrepresented groups in tech.


Recent guests include Courtney Bass, HR Business Partner at Google, who talks with Cheryl about “Why Has Diversity Progress Been Slow at the Tech Giants?”


Lisa Cuesta, Principal at NextGen Venture Partners, addresses “How a Network Model of Venture Capital Can Allow For More Inclusive Investing.”


And Dr. Herman Pryor, Jr, District Lead in the Career Services Division for Coding Dojo, gives his thoughts on, “Can Coding Bootcamps Help Solve Tech’s Diversity Problem?


Listen to these and other Tech Forward podcasts on your favorite podcast player or go to Cheryl’s website,