Teams to build software and resources aimed at helping HR make workplaces more inclusive
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#diversityandinclusion—GoCo.io, a leading provider of software solutions for HR, today announced that it will host its first-ever Hackathon for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on May 6th and 7th, 2021.
In keeping with GoCo’s mission of empowering HR professionals, GoCo’s entire team is invited to work together over 36 hours to build solutions aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion for small businesses.
“Building technology to help HR make a difference in the workplace is what we’re all about at GoCo,” said Allie Collins, Head of GoCo’s DEI Task Force. “HR professionals are being called upon to make profound and meaningful changes to combat racism and inequities. We’re hosting this event because our whole team is passionate about creating apps and resources to facilitate that change.”
Hackathon teams are comprised of GoCo employees from every department, including marketing, sales, business, client success, product and engineering. Submissions will be judged on creativity, collaboration, execution, and community impact.
Each team will be playing for prize money to be donated at their nonprofits of their choice, including:
Teams will present their projects on Monday, May 10th, to an esteemed panel of judges, including:
- Madison Butler, VP of People + Impact at GRAV®
- Ashley Dellagiacoma, Pastor at Kindred Montrose
- Tara Furiani, CEO & Host at Not the HR Lady
- Nir Leibovich and Michael Gugel, Founders of GoCo
- Gemma Toth, HR Manager at Epsen Hillmer Graphics Co.
To learn more about GoCo, visit www.goco.io
GoCo is modern HR, benefits, and payroll, built with flexibility and ease-of-use in mind. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Houston, TX, GoCo’s mission is to automate manual HR tasks and empower HR to make work a better place.
Unlike other HRIS platforms, GoCo is built to be flexible enough to support existing processes, policies, and providers, so that SMBs don’t have to change the way they work just to adopt a modern HR system. For more information, visit www.goco.io.
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