The QT Qonference Content Advisory Council is a team of experienced professionals who provide strategic guidance and expertise to the QueerTech organization in developing and executing the content for the QT Qonference 2023. The council members are selected based on their subject matter expertise, industry knowledge, and experience in content development.
The council's role is to ensure that the content presented at the QT Qonference aligns with the QT's mission and values and provides relevant and actionable insights to the attendees. The council members work closely with the QueerTech team to identify key themes and topics that are most relevant to the 2SLGBTQI+ community in tech and beyond and help to identify and invite high-profile speakers and experts to present on those topics.
The council members also provide feedback and recommendations on the format, structure, and organization of the conference program, ensuring that it is engaging, interactive, and inclusive.
The QT Qonference Content Advisory Council plays a critical role in ensuring that the QueerTech Qonference provides a high-quality and impactful experience for all attendees. With their expertise and guidance, the conference can continue to grow and make a positive impact on the 2SLGBTQ+ community in the tech industry and beyond.
The Content Advisory Council comprises 8 to 10 advisors responsible for the Technical Professionals, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship, and Mental Health & well-being tracks. The role requires a weekly commitment of one hour from April 1st until the conference. In addition to providing strategic guidance and expertise, council members are expected to attend the conference and chair the track for which they are responsible.
The qualifications for Content Advisory Council members may vary depending on the specific track they are responsible for, but in general, the ideal council member should possess the following qualifications:
- Strong subject matter expertise in their respective field or track.
- Experience in content development is an asset.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with other council members and the QueerTech team.
- A strong interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion, with the ability to identify and address issues related to representation, accessibility, and cultural sensitivity.
- Knowledge of emerging trends and developments in their field and the ability to identify and invite high-profile speakers and subject matter experts to present at the conference.
- A commitment to the QueerTech mission and values and a passion for advancing the 2SLGBTQ+ community in tech and beyond.
- Availability to commit one hour per week from April 21st until the conference and the ability to attend and chair the track they are responsible for during the conference.
- Experience in leadership and management, with the ability to guide and mentor volunteers.
We encourage Indigenous persons, People of Colour, or persons from groups underrepresented in management positions to submit their applications.
Application deadline: April 10th EOB
Candidate announcement: April 17th
First meeting: April 21st at noon ET
For any questions, reach out to Naoufel Testaouni, Co-Founder and CEO, at [email protected] or Andy Saldaña, Co-Founder and COO, at [email protected].
Thank you for your application.