This page features panels at SXSW Interactive 2013 that will be presented within the BiT House at the Hilton-Garden Inn.

Additionally - this page includes panels that will take place outside of the BiT House that self-selected BiT as a tag, or have panelists or subject matter that we think is of particular interest to blacks in tech. If you would like to have a panel included on this page, please email the SXSW schedule page url to us at info@wearebit.com.


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Constance C.R. White

An award-winning journalist, @Constance C.R. White is renowned for her wealth of experience and significant contributions across print, broadcast and online. A veteran writer and arbiter of culture and style, Ms. White has helped steer brand and editorial direction for some of the most exciting companies.

Her aim is to celebrate, inspire, entertain and empower women.

She is a proven risk-taker and leader with experience in conceptualizing and delivering engaging content across several platforms. Her storied editorial career has exemplified excellence at the highest levels as a steward for many of the world’s most trusted brands including The New York Times, Elle, Essence and eBay.  

She was twice named one of the top 50 people in fashion by The New York Daily News.

She has been a frequent guest on news and entertainment programs including The Today Show, MSNBC and LXTV and she helped develop the first daily fashion news show which she co-wrote and hosted for Cablevision’s FullFrontalFashion. 

Ms. White has served as editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, a writer for The New York Times newspaper, and style director, brand consultant and spokesperson for the leading online company eBay, where she conceived the organization’s first web-zine and developed content and strategies aimed at women.

White was previously the founding fashion editor for Talk magazine, an acclaimed style reporter for The New York Times and the executive fashion editor of Elle magazine. She was an associate editor at Women’s Wear Daily and W magazine and began her career at Ms. magazine as assistant to co-founder Gloria Steinem.  

She is the author of Stylenoir, a ground breaking book on black style, published by Perigee/Putnam.