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Black History Month 2023 is a momentous occasion to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British society.

"Black people have always been at the forefront of social justice movements, fighting against oppression and paving the way for change. However, despite their countless contributions to society, the achievements of black women, in particular, have too often been overlooked or forgotten. That is why, this year, we will be celebrating the exceptional achievements of black women."

Throughout this page, we will be celebrating our sisters through recognition, providing you with black creators that you can look to support moving forward and highlighting Black talent within the tech industry.

A message from our CEO Ryan Adams

As a Black entrepreneur, Black History Month holds a special place in my heart. It's a time for reflection, celebration, and a tribute to the numerous exceptional role models who have played crucial roles in shaping history, inspiring change, and nurturing communities.

Personally, I've gained valuable insights into the experiences, challenges, and triumphs of individuals within the black community, which fueled my determination to reach the point I'm at in my career and life.

This month fuels my drive to foster a work environment that embraces inclusivity and empowers all. Together, we break through barriers and redefine what's achievable. It has inspired me to support and mentor the next generation of underrepresented entrepreneurs.

At Signify, our commitment to diversity and providing opportunities to individuals from underrepresented backgrounds is at the heart of our ethos of inclusivity, innovation, and social responsibility. Our dedication to diversity is not just a checkbox or a token gesture.

It’s a reflection of our values, our vision for a brighter future, and our recognition that the strength of our company lies in the diversity of its people. It's a pledge to continuously strive for inclusivity, to challenge biases, and to foster an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered.

We believe inclusive recruitment is good recruitment.

That’s why we’ve created UNIFY, a team of Signify employees dedicated to becoming diversity, equity, and inclusion experts. UNIFY raise confidence amongst our recruiters to recruit more inclusively, reach more diverse and underrepresented talent, and engage and support clients on their DEI journeys.

UNIFY presents to you our celebration of Black History Month! Enjoy the read, listen to our playlist and finding out about how Signify can help with your inclusive recruitment journeys.

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Celebrating Black Female leaders within the Tech space.

Kimberly Bryant

Executive Director of Black Girls Code

The creator of Black Girls CODE, a non-profit organisation that focuses on providing education to younger women of colour. Being at the forefront of the movement of change for Women in colour in the tech industry.

Stephanie LeBlanc-Godfrey

Global Head of Community Inclusion Programs for Women of Color at Google

Throughout Stephanie's career and personal life, she has always created a space that helps empower women and unleashes greatness within.

charlene hunter

Lead Software Engineer At Made Tech, Founder Coding Black Females

The founder of Coding Black Females, Charlene has created one of the largest platforms for black female coders in the UK.

Frequently hosting meet-ups and coding events to create a space for female coders to share their knowledge and to meet others in the industry.

Time to face the music 🎶

In honor of the incredible contributions of black artists, UNIFY has curated an uplifting playlist brimming with motivational tunes that pay tribute to their talents. What could be a more inspiring way to not only champion black excellence but also energize our consultants as they engage with candidates and clients, delivering an exceptional service?

Listen to me 👂 - UNIFY Spotify playlist

Spark the Change

We assist tech companies in embracing diversity and inclusion. We find candidates from diverse backgrounds, offer training and support to create an inclusive workplace, and help you create fair and accessible policies and programs for your hired candidates.

Our Diversity and Inclusion Promise

​Everyone has the right to feel safe, accepted and heard. We are diverse by nature. We are inclusive by choice. We are Signify Technology.

As a black-owned and founded business, we have always led with an inclusive hiring strategy. We support all races, backgrounds, ages, disabilities, religions, genders, neurodivergence and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Although we're naturally diverse, we actively choose to be inclusive towards everyone, every day.