Our goal is to help businesses and our community be seen.
We connect Black and Latinx professionals with career opportunities in tech through direct recruiting services and community events.

What We Do

Nextplay was founded in 2017 by Lesley Toche, a former Tech Recruiter & Diversity Program Manager at LinkedIn. We initially launched to create a space where every Black & Latinx tech professional could belong.

         We partnered with fortune 500 companies to host networking events centered around live entertainment--executive speakers, hiring managers, live performances, live DJ’s, art, vendors & authentic food/open bar.
Today, Nextplay is a global network of 20,000+ experienced Black & Latinx professionals in the technology industry.

We’ve connected our members with their dream jobs at 70+ major tech companies, hosted events in the U.S, Europe & Africa and added a direct recruiting service to connect talent with opportunity outside of events. We’re closing the wealth gap for Black & Latinx communities by opening doors in the technology industry. 


Our community cultivators, brands that have partnered with us that champion diversity, equity and inclusion.



Your recruitment sourcing service - supporting you with a warmer way to connect to Black and Latinx Professionals.
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Community building events with hiring outcomes.
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You’ll receive invitations to events, discover exciting career opportunities at partner companies, receive our email newsletter and be in the know about community initiatives to get involved in.

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Become a partner

We’ve partnered with 70+ brands.
If you’re interested in hiring Black & Latinx professionals in tech, brand exposure and supporting the community, we’d love to partner.

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