Tequity and The Advancements of Technology | Dr. Joan speaks with William A. Adams Part 1

The celebration of Black innovators in tech is a testament to the power of diversity and inclusion. It's a reminder that brilliant minds exist in every corner of the world and every community. It's an inspiration to look beyond the surface and recognize the wealth of talent that may be hidden from plain sight.


In this captivating episode of "Hey, I'm Listening," Williams introduced the word "Tecquity". It uncovers the dynamic journey toward achieving genuine equity in the tech world. The dialogue unfolds to unveil the art of harnessing technology's power while celebrating Black innovators and their remarkable impact on the tech industry.

This episode explores the rich tapestry of Black excellence in tech, as we unveil their incredible contributions and groundbreaking innovations. The conversation culminates in a spotlight on Women in tech, illuminating their remarkable achievements and challenges, and how they are shaping the ever-evolving face of technology.

Don't miss any parts of this episode, there's so much in it for you.

Episode Highlights

  • Understanding Tequity, shedding light on the exciting advancements and hurdles in the quest for true equity in the tech industry.

  • Discover the art of harnessing technology 

  • Explore the world of Blacks in tech and uncover the incredible contributions and innovations they bring to the industry.

  • Explore groundbreaking innovations and transformative ideas that are changing the face of technology, all led by Black visionaries.

  • Gain insight into the achievements and challenges faced by women in tech and how they are shaping the ever-evolving landscape of technology.

  • Tech's Inclusive Future

About William  

William A. Adams is an award-winning D&I innovator, engineering trailblazer, and philanthropist. From an early accomplishment of rolling out critical XML code to many of Microsoft's core products globally, he was later named the first Technical Advisor to the CTO of Microsoft, Kevin Scott.     

William has founded and overseen global initiatives that revolutionise how underserved communities access jobs and build careers at the company. Today, William is the philanthropic founder of The EV3NT, a collaborative, community-based hackathon designed to solve real-world problems. When he’s not tinkering with bits and bytes, the husband and father of three builds kitchen cabinets, and knits, and tries to recapture the exhilaration of riding a motorcycle in India.

Connect with William Adams 

About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠ | ⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠ | ⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠ 

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