The mission is simple: To make tech more diverse and inclusive by supporting diverse career seekers and promoting inclusive practices for technologists and designers.
Inclusive and ethical topics are still niche in tech and design fields. We hope inclusive and ethical practices will become standard one day in the future. That's why Rita Creative Lab targets tech and design beginners - the future.
There is a gap in tech and design education when it comes to inclusion and ethics. We're hoping to make strides in closing this gap by offering tech and design beginners a way to learn and practice inclusive and ethical methods. Along the way, members can count on the support of our community.
Rita Creative Lab will connect you to an engaging Discord community where you can meet other aspiring technologists and designers, participate in seminar conversations, join free events, collaborate with your project group members, and get all the support you need as pursue a career in tech and design.Learn More
Learn inclusive practices in tech and design through 2-3 hour seminars held every month. Seminars will cover a wide range of topics including inclusive thinking, accessibility, diversity, equity and other related topics needed to be successful when implementing inclusive methods as a technologist or designer.Explore Seminars
At Rita Creative Lab, we host 1-2 free events every month. Join us for our feature free event series, RCL Talks, hosted on Discord. Learn from our amazing guest speakers, experienced technologists and designers who have successfully come up in tech and design through diverse tech and design careers.Explore Events
At Rita Creative Lab, you will be exposed to a wealth of information that focus on inclusive practices, accessibility, and diversity that we hope will help you come up in tech and design. We share new resources multiple times a month so make sure to check back for updates frequently.Explore Resources
In addition to an inclusive community, seminars, free events, and free resources, at Rita Creative Lab, you will have an opportunity to practice the same inclusive practices you will be exposed to. Every quarter, we host free group projects open to all.Explore Projects
Hi, I'm Miguel! I'm a Tech & Design Strategist, Tech & Design Educator, and entrepreneur from New York City.
I'm currently the Director of Design at Heady. I'm also a instructor having taught at General Assembly and CareerFoundry. I currently teach a Design Business course at CUNY.
I'm incredibly passionate about diversity and inclusion as well as teaching. These two passions have led me to Rita Creative Lab. Thanks for being here. Nice to meet you :).