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On the next October 22, at 06:30 p.m., the GAY BLOG BR columnist, Hello Network CEO and founder of the now defunct, Orkut Buyukkokten, will give a lecture to comment about the importance of accepting diversity in life, on social media and within companies. Those interested must sign up for free on Startse‘s website, and several people will give virtual lectures between October 1 and October 30. Orkut‘s lecture will take place on October 22, at 06:30 p.m..

In order to bring to Brazil the knowledge about running a business, directly from Silicon Valley, a global reference in terms of technology, innovation and billionaire startups, the Silicon Valley Web Conference will promote, on October, a hundred hours of lectures divided into ten subjects, which are: agro, mobility, finance, health, construction, retail, HR/people, education, legal and artificial intelligence.

Orkut will give a free lecture about the importance of diversity within companies and in life.

CEO and co-founder of Hello, a new mobile social network available in 12 countries, Orkut Buyukkokten is a social entrepreneur. After witnessing the evolution of social media in the last 18 years, he became inspired to unite people around their passions, inviting them to a new way of virtual socialization. Differently from other networks, Hello is a place where people can connect based on the things they love the most, in a friendly and nonjudgmental environment.

Orkut’s lecture will be about“inclusion and diversity in the technology segment”. According to Buyukkokten, “talking about diversity is a opportunity to think about the present and to project a more promising future. Whether in online relationships or within organizations, to embrace diversity is to open yourself to the construction of a more tolerant world and a more innovative market”, he says.

StartSe is an executive continuing education company, currently the biggest digital economy business school. With events, courses and abroad immersion programs, the education startup teaches a curriculum that can’t be found in books, offering the public skills and knowledge for the so-called New Economy. The company has business units in São Paulo, Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Beijing and Palo Alto.


  • Silicon Valley Web Conference
  • Date: From October 1 to October 3
  • Orkut Buyukkokten and the lecture about “inclusion and diversity in the technology segment”: October 22, at 06:30 p.m.
  • Registrations can be made through the StartSe website.
  • Free

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Jornalista formado pela PUC do Rio de Janeiro, dedicou sua vida a falar sobre cultura nerd/geek. Gay desde que se entende por gente, sempre teve desejo de trabalhar com o público LGBT+ e crê que a informação é a a melhor arma contra qualquer tipo de "fobia"