Silicon Harlem Next-Gen Tech Conference helping bridge the digital divide

New York City has outpaced Silicon Valley for new startups for the first time, Chief Technology Officer Matt Fraser said on Tuesday at the 10th annual Silicon Harlem Next-Gen Tech Conference. The prestigious Harlem School of the Arts is the meeting place for dozens of the top minds and business leaders in technology. The focus was empowering youth in tech. Calli Belgrave-Samms, 15, from Harlem, is a sophomore in high school, but she is a rockstar in her coding class. Belgrave-Samms is one of several students who were part of a powerful panel at the 2023 Next Gen Tech Conference in Harlem.

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