Welcome to The Icon Project

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The Icon Project’s mission is to build emotional intelligence to advance the success of Black and Brown men in tech around the world.

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The Vision

A world where Black and Brown men empower each other to become leaders in the tech industry.

Key Initiatives

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Icon App

The Icon App (IconProject.app) is a motivational app to encourage self-awareness and provide resources for Black and Brown men.

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Mentorship Program

The Icon Mentorship Program facilitates key relationships for entrepreneurs to become leaders in tech.

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Community

The Icon Community is an invite-only platform that provides a safe space for Black and Brown men in tech.

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SHIFT Reports

SHIFT Reports highlight research on Black and Brown men in the tech industry and provide resources for the community.

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Icon Summit

Icon Summits create space for Black and Brown men in tech to speak candidly about their experiences and collaborate with each other on solutions that help them achieve greatness.

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Icon Podcast

Icon Podcast features real-talk interviews from Black and Brown men in tech, sharing their life experiences to create building blocks of knowledge for current and future generations.

Focus Areas

The Icon Project’s mission is to build emotional intelligence to advance the success of Black and Brown men in tech through seven key areas.

Wellness

Creating experiences to enhance the mental and physical wellness of Black and Brown men.

Culture

Addressing the culture influence, workplace culture, and upbringing that intersects with the impact of Black and Brown men around the world.

Venture Capital

Creating educational opportunities for Black and Brown men to explore the pathways to becoming Venture Capital investors.

Entrepreneurship

Supporting Black and Brown Men to become successful entrepreneurs and startup founders.

Entertainment

Exploring how to leverage the power Black and Brown men have in entertainment and amplify the stories they tell.

Leadership

Establishing frameworks for Black and Brown men to lead.

Allyship

Addressing what role Black and Brown men can have as allies and what allies are needed for them to succeed.

Goals

The Icon Project goal is to impact 10,000 Black and Brown men by 2025 through our key initiatives.

First Year Objectives

1. Create a global mentorship network of 1,000 Black and Brown men in tech.
2. Train 100 new Black and Brown investors.
3. Launch SHIFT Report on Black and Brown men who are startup founders and investors.
4. Provide mental health and wellness tools and resources to support Black and Brown men.
5. Host Icon Summits in New York and San Francisco.
6. Launch Icon Summits around the globe.