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Addressing Racial Inequality Through Tech: Inside the mind of Aerica Shimizu Banks

Episode Summary

Aerica Shimizu Banks started her career in Environmental Policy, eventually working with Google on Patent Policy and Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Initiatives. She's currently the Public Policy and Social Impact Manager at Pinterest, where she works to create ecosystems that benefit marginalized communities. On this episode Aerica discusses the importance of recognizing the systemic racism in our country that impacts environmental and social issues, and why she chooses to share her story and use her voice to advocate for people of color, specifically women entrepreneurs. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.