Calvin Selth

Program Lead, AnnenbergTech
Annenberg Foundation

Calvin Selth (he/him/his) is an experienced partnership builder and advocate for diversity, equity, and justice. Beginning his career as a bilingual K-8 educator, he leverages past experience in talent recruitment, non-profit development, and event marketing to gather people from different backgrounds around shared goals. In his role at the Annenberg Foundation, Calvin leads operations and program management for PledgeLA, a collective of 220+ tech companies and VC firms hosted in partnership with Mayor Garcetti. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University, where he studied History, Spanish, and Latin American Studies. As a Mellon-Mays Fellow, Calvin completed original research at the Archivo de Indias in Seville, Spain on race and social inequity in the 16th century. Outside of work, he’s an adventurous cook and proud foodie – this month, he’s probably baking something inside a pumpkin…

My Sessions

PledgeLA & RateMyInvestor present: An Exclusive First Look at the 2020 Diversity in Venture Capital Report

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

Sponsored by the Annenberg Foundation, Join the RateMyInvestor team and leaders from PledgeLA for an exclusive preview of the 2020 Diversity in U.S. Startups Report – shared for the first time live at the dot.LA Summit!  We’ll dive into the data with a SoCal lens, and hear insights from local VC and tech leaders about what the data means to them. Join us […]