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Black in Tech

Join us for a virtual career event highlighting the phenomenal career journeys of Black, African American and Latinx professionals in the technical field at SAS.

Wednesday, Dec. 8 | 5 p.m. ET

At SAS, we understand that it’s not about fitting into the culture, but adding to it.

That’s why year after year, SAS is recognized as a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune magazine based on our company’s values, inclusive work environment and support for career development.

Representation matters, and we are focused on ensuring that our workforce of today and tomorrow reflects the customers and communities we serve.

We also want everyone to feel confident in expressing their ideas, and to know they’re respected for their unique contributions and abilities.

If you’re looking to expand your career journey and this resonates with your values, there could be an amazing opportunity awaiting you.

Join us for a virtual career event highlighting the journeys of Black, African American and Latinx professionals in the technical field at SAS.

You’ll have a chance to hear from members of our dynamic Black Initiatives Group (BIG) and learn more about available positions while networking with leaders and our talented recruitment team. 


5:00 – 5:45 p.m.

Welcome to SAS

Who is SAS and why should I work there?

  • Bennett McAuley (Senior Associate Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager)
  • Christal Graves (D&I Talent Acquisition)
  • Video focused on the importance of D&I at SAS

Employee Inclusion Group Speakers/Panelists

5:45 – 6:15 p.m.
Recruiters and Hiring Teams in Breakout Rooms (Networking)


Reggie Townsend
Director of Consulting, SAS

Reggie Townsend leads cloud business development and delivery for the life sciences business unit. He is accountable for structuring complex and strategic opportunities, managing customer relationships and achieving revenue targets within sectors including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices. Reggie is a poised, confident and collaborative leader who has produced over 20 years of positive results for multibillion-dollar organizations.

Reggie holds an MBA from Illinois Tech’s Stuart School of Business, a BS in electronics management from Southern Illinois University and professional certificates from George Washington University and the University of Chicago. He serves on the board of the Diamond Life Foundation and is a frequent volunteer leading teams for the Taproot Foundation in addition to local civic and fraternal organizations.

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This virtual event may be subject to gift rules applicable for your organization. We respect these rules and encourage you to clear your attendance and the items provided as part of this event with your organization. If you or your organization prefer, you may pay fair market value for the virtual event and receive a receipt for the items at sas.com/paysas. Please reach out if you require an FMV assessment.