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Congress Members Weigh in on Diversity in Hollywood

Last month, the Congressional Caucus on Multicultural Media hosted its inaugural media summit in Washington,…

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corporate diversity

‘For Investors’ Benefit, Companies Must Be More Inclusive,’ Says Rep. Meeks

In an exclusive op-ed, U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks argues that the Securities and Exchange Commission should improve its board diversity disclosure requirements

Every few weeks, my constituents in New York invest large swaths of their paychecks into…

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Serena Williams Becomes a Member of the SurveyMonkey Board

She can now add tech diversity champion to her long list of accomplishments

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Yesterday, SurveyMonkey served an ace to the tech world, when they…

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WOCinTech

3 Tech Scholarships to Apply for Now

There is no excuse to not take advantage of these opportunities

Here are three programs currently offering scholarships that will give you the coding or entrepreneurial…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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tech talent pipelinev

Stop With the Lack of Tech Talent Pipeline Foolishness

No, the problem isn't the pipeline; it's you, Silicon Valley

Statistics show that people of color under the age of 45, account for 18.8 percent…

By Samara Lynn

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Uber

After a Rough Week, Uber Announces it is Diversifying

Amid controversies and scandals, some good news for Uber

“Similarly, we hired 3% more Black and 2% more Hispanic employees compared to our overall…

By Samara Lynn

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Ignored Potential

This Is Why More Black Women Are Not Attending Engineering School

Taking a deep dive into how to really create more black women engineers

“Ignored Potential” is a paper by a group of engineers that scrutinizes the roadblocks and…

By Samara Lynn

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InTel

Intel Equals Pay Across-the-Board for Women and Minorities; Other Diversity Gains

Intel is on the right track, but still did not make any significant progress in hiring minorities last yeat

“There is still much work to be done to achieve our 2020 goal of full…

By Samara Lynn

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tech

Report: Tech Sector Still Slow on Increasing Diversity

Open MIC is asking shareholders to advocate for a more racially diverse industry

“The U.S. tech community remains a bastion of white, male privilege that has largely excluded…

By Lisa Fraser

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Will Limiting H-1B Visas Help African American Tech Workers?

Some say H-1B visas and immigration impact hiring African Americans in the tech industry

Despite Trump’s heavy hand on immigration, it seems the H-1B visa program is safe. Yet,…

By Samara Lynn

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Senate

The U.S. Senate Has a Diversity Problem in Its Staff

Congress has failed to move the needle, when it comes to ethnic diversity and inclusion

As policy decisions affecting all Americans are debated in the halls of Congress, you will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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week

This Week in Tech Racism: January 16-21, 2017

Some ugly tech stories with a racist twist from this week

This week, Oracle gets sued for discrimination; BLM sends a digital SOS; Facebook is lax…

By Samara Lynn

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Top Tech Stories

The Top Tech Stories Most Impactful to People of Color in 2016

There was lots of big news, announcements, and controversies in the tech world this year; many pertaining to people of color

Falling short of diversity goals in Silicon Valley, one company exceeds expectations; Airbnb gets powerful…

By Samara Lynn

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science

10 of the Most Intriguing African Americans in Science and Tech in 2016

Black men and women who caught our attention with their achievements in science and technology this year

While there is an ongoing, sometimes wearisome fight to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM,…

By Samara Lynn

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Mcdonald's

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: McDonald’s Corporation

Here's how McDonald's exercises its effort to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

The world renowned fast food chain is often recognized as a leader in diversity and…

By Lisa Fraser

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Ford

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Ford Motor Company

Here's how Ford Motor Company exercises its effort to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

Ford currently has 11 Employee Resource Groups that help to foster diversity and inclusion, notably…

By Lisa Fraser

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entergy

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Entergy Corp.

Here's what Entergy Corp. is doing to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

Read about Entergy Corp., the New Orleans-based energy company, and what it’s doing to push…

By Lisa Fraser

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This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Dec. 2, 2016

Your weekly guide to the unfortunate use of technology to propagate racism, sexism and the…

By Samara Lynn

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ATT

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: AT&T

In addition to practicing D&I initiatives, AT&T is talking about social issues

Read about what AT&T and CEO Randall Stephenson are doing to push forward and nurture…

By Lisa Fraser

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exelon

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Exelon Corporation

This is how Exelon is pushing to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

Learn more about what Exelon Corp., the energy provider based in Chicago, and what it’s…

By Lisa Fraser

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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