17 episodes

What is Boston’s Brand Problem? How did the pandemic shine a light on issues of equity and access? What opportunities for growth and positive change have come out of this past year’s challenges? And how are we, as a tech community, coming together to be leaders in our commonwealth and beyond? In this second season, On the Tech Trail, we take Boston’s Brand Problem out of the shadows and directly tackle the burning questions left from season one.

On the Tech Trail: Walks with Strategic Leaders MassTLC & Matter

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What is Boston’s Brand Problem? How did the pandemic shine a light on issues of equity and access? What opportunities for growth and positive change have come out of this past year’s challenges? And how are we, as a tech community, coming together to be leaders in our commonwealth and beyond? In this second season, On the Tech Trail, we take Boston’s Brand Problem out of the shadows and directly tackle the burning questions left from season one.

    S2E6 Building a Better Boston

    S2E6 Building a Better Boston

    Professionals of color have a very different experience of building a career in Boston, relative to their white peers and colleagues. Throughout the season, we’ve heard stories of these experiences and the work leaders in our community are doing to...

    • 30 min
    S2E5 Efficacy of Social Wellness

    S2E5 Efficacy of Social Wellness

    Boston is a global healthcare innovation hub, but inequality of access to care is a persistent challenge. As we emerge from the pandemic, what are our leaders doing to address these issues and move toward a healthier business and care ecosystem?  In...

    • 36 min
    S2E4 Tech Privilege Precipice

    S2E4 Tech Privilege Precipice

    Technology has the power to exclude. Sure, it can (and often does) connect marginalized communities to resources, but many people lack the access necessary to sustain meaningful growth, both professionally and financially. In that way, what technology...

    • 32 min
    S2E3 The Opportunity Gap

    S2E3 The Opportunity Gap

    Education is at the core of equity issues, and the pandemic shone a spotlight on existing gaps and potential solutions.  This episode, our guests investigate inequities in educational opportunity, the challenges for public education during the pandemic...

    • 38 min
    S2E2 MASSive Uncertainty

    S2E2 MASSive Uncertainty

    The pandemic has drastically changed how and where we work. For some industries, this meant a total shutdown. For others, it was a new frontier of uncertain work-life balance and hiring challenges. Either way, leaders are looking at a work landscape...

    • 32 min
    S2E1 The Boston Brand Problem

    S2E1 The Boston Brand Problem

    Boston’s Brand Problem is more than an unfortunate reputation. It’s a sad, historical fact, rooted in the lived experiences of countless people of color who have come to Boston (or avoided it entirely) over time.  This episode of On the Tech Trail, we...

    • 30 min

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