I have always believed that it is important and even our duty to give back to our community.

That urges me to make the most of any philanthropy chance coming my way.

Alan Bray

Founder Of TalkDEI


was born in the port city of Alabama, Mobile. I was naturally drawn to technology and I delved even more into this realm when I moved to the Black mecca of tech cities; Atlanta. There, I cultivated my interest in

technology when I worked in the technology industry within the business development segment for start-ups, for example, Riskalyze and Gocardless; in addition to established companies like Splunk.

I started TalkDEI out of my love and passion to help underserved communities who are facing challenges of limited access to many vibrant realms and industries; especially the industry of technology.


have always noticed the financial and academic disparities between underserved communities and other communities. I have even experienced their feelings of isolation and exclusiveness as I am a young black

transgender male who comes from and underserved community. My passion to serve the underserved one injected me with the zeal to create a web platform that aims at mending the profound divide between young minority business professionals and the workforce. I can easily put myself in the shoes of young people from these communities as I myself had no access to advancing career opportunities. Now, I have an insatiable desire to help these communities raise their educational awareness and help them reach where they can and deserve to be. There is a direct correlation between the lack of mentorship internally and externally. That correlation pushed me to put at the disposal of minority business professionals the opportunity to learn industry competencies before diving into other skill sets. And what could be better than a comprehensive platform like TalkDEI.

TalkDEI a unique and one-stop services marketplace that is committed to helping businesses build an inclusive workplace based on the DEI model by acquiring quality products and services through our platform.


want to make life easier for diversity and HR leaders by streamlining their diversity and inclusion business initiatives. Through our trusted platform, we also provide valuable opportunities to DEI

suppliers and practitioners to promote and sell their products & services to potential businesses and grow both professionally and financially. We know that our customers are diverse; so are their needs and expectations. Therefore, we strive to address those needs by adding value and making customers’ experiences delightful.. At TalkDEI, we aim to collect organizational data to help sell and promote workplace diversity products and tools and build an ecosystem of partners and companies.