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Veni Kunche
Veni Kunche

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Nevertheless, Veni Kunche Coded On Her Own Terms

Since 2015, I've dreamt of starting my own business. After facing sexism, burnout and various levels of toxicity in tech, it felt like I couldn’t be successful in the corporate work environment. My goal has been to build something that will give me the freedom and flexibility to live the life I want while having a positive impact on others.

I'm excited to share that I'm now working full-time on my startup Diversify Tech. At Diversify Tech, I help underrepresented people in tech by connecting them to scholarships, jobs, and speaking opportunities, as well as help companies, hire them.

It's been a long journey of going through several "failed" startup ideas. I'm not there yet but this is the closest that I've gotten. I'm focusing my full professional energy on Diversify Tech this year. I'm excited and nervous at the same time πŸ˜„

I'd love for folks to join our newsletter! In addition to having an edition for underrepresented people in tech, we have one for allies and one for folks who want to learn about diversity and inclusion.

btw I'm definitely not leaving tech. I'm forging my own path to make it better for me and for folks like me.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Congrats on going full-time on Diversify Tech!

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Veni Kunche Author

Thanks Nick!

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

Diversify Tech sounds seriously awesome!! Really cool that you started this up.

Count me in β€” subscribed. βœ…

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Veni Kunche Author

Great! Thanks for subscribing.

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carinlynchin

congrats. I've had so many ideas for startups too but never got around to them... finally working on it during this quarantine. I hope I can get to a point like you are :)

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mj πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»βœ¨

This is amazing Veni!! :)

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Veni Kunche Author

Thanks MJ! :)