Diverse Pathways in Tech: Championing Non Traditional Talent

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 • 4:30 to 7:00 PM

Event Summary

Join us for the next Jumpstart event, where you’ll learn from and network with local talent and leaders in the technology sector. The program features insightful panels, ample networking opportunities, and employer booths to explore.

4:30-5:00 PM: Arrival, networking, and refreshments
5:00-5:45 PM: Panel 1 – Journeys of Nontraditional Technologists
5:45-6:30 PM: Panel 2 – Supporting Nontraditional Talent: A Leader’s Perspective
6:30-7:00 PM: Networking and community building

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights, connect with like-minded professionals, and explore new career opportunities.

Panel 1: Journeys of Nontraditional Technologists

Hear from local technologists who have transitioned from nontraditional backgrounds. They will share their journeys into tech, obstacles faced, achievements, and the unique perspectives they bring to their roles.

Panel 2: Supporting Nontraditional Talent: A Leader’s Perspective

Engage with local leaders dedicated to supporting nontraditional talent. They will discuss how they and their organizations support and develop nontraditional talent, and the positive impacts this has had on their respective companies.


Online registration for this event is over. However, you may still register on-site at the event.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Time: 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Osborn 370 (370 Wabasha St N, St Paul, MN 55102)

Arrival: Upon arrival, please proceed to lower level -2


  1. Victory Ramp – 344 Wabasha St N, St Paul, MN 55102
  2. Treasure Island Center Parking – 411 Cedar St, St Paul, MN 55101
  3. Robert Street Municipal Parking Ramp – 95 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55101

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