Tech With Soul, The Largest Tech Gathering for the BIPOC Community on Earth Converges at 2023 Annual Legislative Conference – A New Strategic Alliance

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Digital Mind State brings The Largest Tech Gathering for The BIPOC Community on Earth! to the 52nd Annual Legislative Conference giving lawmakers hands-on experience with emerging technological products and debates. This newly formed strategic alliance between Digital Mind State and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is paramount to lawmakers, their constituents, legislation, and the future of our society. Tech With Soul will take place in September 2023 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center as part of Tech With Soul Week.

Tech With Soul features the largest gathering of cultural influencers and Web3 & AI innovators, converging on the Nation’s Capital. Attendees will experience a range of technology products from electric self-driving vehicles to digital health devices. Attendees will also experience nascent technology such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, robots, space technology and more.

“We are excited to bring together policy and tech leaders to showcase how innovation is making our lives better from helping us stay connected and healthy to improving accessibility,” said Mike Johns, founder and CEO, Digital Mind State. “It is important for lawmakers to experience the technology at the center of today’s policy debates firsthand.”

“Our ultimate goal at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is to increase the number of African Americans in a variety of spaces including in digital technology,” said Nicole Austin-Hillery, President and CEO, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. “We hope to achieve this goal by partnering with organizations such as Digital Mind State and the Tech With Soul initiative, in order to continue disrupting the technology sector and generating equity for and within the Black community.”

This year’s topics include:

  • Web 3
  • Green Economy x Tech for Good
  • Health Equity
  • Net Neutrality
  • Ethics & Bias in AI
  • Data Compliance & Protection
  • Space Commercialization

Last year NASA participated in the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 51st Annual Legislative Conference. The conference was an opportunity to engage with members of Congress and reinforce why diversity in STEM matters. It also was an occasion to reiterate how the agency intends to create more opportunities for untapped audiences and people of color to participate in the space industry through its Mission Equity initiative and Equity Action Plan.

The immersive gathering will feature panels, keynote speakers, and exhibitors with more than 100 executives and influencers who are building at the intersection of culture and technology to usher in a new era in the future of work.

CONTACT: Sponsorship and media inquiries please reach out to Andre Banner at, 3238364630.