Black Tech Columbus preparing for central Ohio’s future

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Since 2018, a group of Black entrepreneurs and leaders in Columbus have worked to bridge the gap between careers in technology and people of color through an organization called Black Tech Columbus.

“What has really led to the amount of success that we’ve had in such a short time is the fact that we are, as an organization, able to reach and connect with and speak to Black people in a way that organizations have traditionally failed at or really struggled to do,” said Jariatu Mansaray, executive director for Black Tech Columbus.

Mansaray said the organization has served more than 1,000 people of color in central Ohio, and is now working to serve even more thanks to a $115,000 community grant from the Columbus group known as Justice Vault.

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