NSBE Boston Announces Partnership with Toast to support Diversity in the Restaurant Industry



BOSTON, MA – NSBE Boston is pleased to announce a Silver Level corporate partnership with Toast Inc., an organization focused on serving the community of restaurateurs by empowering the artists, entrepreneurs, and creators that power their industry and serve their community.


Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Toast Inc. is committed to STEM education and fostering a diverse workplace. The partnership with NSBE Boston will further strengthen Toast’s efforts to educate students and create career and professional development opportunities for minorities in STEM.


“At Toast, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable and diverse environment where our employees and customers can connect, grow, and thrive. As part of this commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging, Toast is proud to partner with NSBE in support of their STEM outreach program and efforts around career mentorship and training”, said Maria Loughlin, VP of Engineering at Toast. 


Through this partnership, Toast Inc. will provide support to NSBE Boston at the Silver sponsorship level. Through this sponsorship, the firm will collaborate on 2020/2021 STEM initiatives with professional & career development programs aimed at both professionals and students, mentoring and community engagement programs. 


“NSBE Boston is proud to partner with Toast in our endeavors to advance STEM through community engagement and programming. Toast has been a strong partner for the last 2 years and we are excited about the impact we will have for years to come.” – Seun Oluwole, NSBE Boston President 


With more than 30 years of providing channels of opportunity for academic and career advancement to the Black/African American communities in Massachusetts, NSBE Boston has a membership of Black Professionals spanning the New England area.


To kick off this partnership, Toast will have a public professional development session in Summer 2021. For more information on this Toast and NSBE Boston partnership, please contact Alexis Smith – partnership@nsbeboston.org.




Launched in 2013, Toast powers successful restaurants of all sizes with a technology platform that combines restaurant POS, front of house, back of house and guest-facing technology with a diverse marketplace of third-party applications. By pairing technology with an unrivaled commitment to customer success, Toast helps restaurants streamline operations, increase revenue and deliver amazing guest experiences.


Toast was named to the 2019 Forbes Fintech 50, 2019 SXSW Interactive Innovation Finals, 2018 Forbes Cloud 100, and recognized as the third fastest-growing technology company in North America on the 2017 Deloitte Fast 500. 


Learn more at www.toasttab.com.


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