Eastpoint Director Mike Etienne walks with Mayor Ivy Taylor to the location of the event. Photo by Scott Ball.

My Brother’s Keeper SA to Host Texas Summit

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor, the first black woman to serve as mayor of a city with more than 1 million people, accepted the challenge to build lasting bridges of opportunity for boys and men of color when she agreed to take part in President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.

Tech Bloc Executive Director Marina Gavito at her desk in Geekdom. Photo by Iris Dimmick.

Influential Women to Convene First TechBloc Luncheon

Mayor Ivy Taylor and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff will introduce a panel discussion about the local tech industry next Tuesday, March 1, 11:30 a.m. at Rackspace headquarter’s event center, but what’s unique about this particular luncheon in San Antonio is that, for once, the conversation will be dominated by women.