IEEE ComSoc International Communications Quality and Reliability Workshop
8 October 2020 // Virtual Conference


Celebrating Black American Achievements in Network Communications: Advancing Availability, Quality and Reliability for All

The goals of this workshop are to:

  • highlight current contributions by Black Americans to the communications industry to increase awareness amongst peers
  • inspire the next generation of Black Americans to pursue careers in engineering and computer science
  • tackle challenges associated with the Digital Divide that have significant impact on Black Americans in underserved rural and urban communities
  • highlight the role of Allies in improving equality outcomes for Black Americans in technology



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The IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) is a leading global community comprised of a diverse set of professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications and networking technologies. IEEE ComSoc has over 28,000 members in more than 149 countries. For more information, visit