Danielle Frappier presented "Closing the Divide: How High Tech Platforms Can Bridge Health, Wealth, and Education Disparities in Multicultural Communities," on January 20, 2016.
At the Summit, current and former FCC Commissioners, Members of Congress, industry leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, and civil rights and social justice leaders shared their expertise on the latest media, telecom, and high tech issues impacting multicultural communities. Topics addressed included:
- How each tech platform can be leveraged to close the wealth gap and the digital divide.
- How to achieve diversity and inclusion in corporate C-suites and boards and in the supply chain.
- The latest developments in the future of broadband for communities of color, including a discussion of distribution platforms, content and deployment.
- How FCC, FTC, and legislative policies will impact entrepreneurship, privacy, and quality of life for communities of color.
- How policies that advance minority entrepreneurship can help stimulate economic opportunity, generate wealth and enhance innovation in the nation’s most influential industries.
- How universal broadband adoption can create jobs, promote STEM education, and enable the creation of diverse content and applications for telehealth, digital education, and entrepreneurship.