BMO Black Tech Community Builder of the Year

Meet the Top 3 Finalist

Janel Caminos

Global Diversity Program Manager

HP, Inc

HP's Afro-Latina advocate, Janel champions inclusivity and Black professional growth, winning the BMO Black Tech Community Builder Award.

Kevin L. Nichols

Founder, President & CEO

The Social Engineering Project, Inc.

Founder of The Social Engineering Project, Kevin enhances tech diversity with Google and Stanford, also leading major community groups.

Leone Monica Farquharson

Co-Founder

CBL (EHT)

Committed to health equity, Leone's research at Cornell and community initiatives aim to bridge health disparities.

Building a community takes more than just vision; it requires action, dedication, and a commitment to nurturing the collective success of its members. The BMO Black Tech Community Builder of the Year award salutes those who invest their energy into creating a thriving ecosystem for Black tech professionals.

For this award, nominate people who:

About This Award

This distinction is for those remarkable individuals who go beyond networking to build a genuine community. It’s for the builders who lay the foundation for support systems, growth opportunities, and platforms where Black tech talent is celebrated and uplifted.

Honor a community builder’s hard work and positive impact by submitting your nomination. Let’s shine a light on those who bring us together to build something greater.

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