This article originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell’s editorial hub. 

Victor Scotti
Diversity Specialist, Google
New York City
Twitter: @v_anthony13

6:00am: I wake up. I’m an early bird, and I love the serenity of the mornings. I have a bad habit of checking social media right when I wake up, and I always find something hilarious. This morning I found the Starrkeisha Choir‘s version of Beyonce’s “Formation” and almost fell out of my bed laughing. No work e-mail this early; I have all day to worry about changing the face of diversity in tech.

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7:00am: Time to commute. I moved to NYC nine months ago from Northern California, where I had a 1.5-hour journey to work, so the 35 minutes it takes to get from Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn to Chelsea in Manhattan is a piece of cake. Books usually pass the time. Right now, I’m reading Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue. So interesting!

7:45am: I make it to work. My office is on


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