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I Just Judged My First Black Girls Code Hackathon

Last Sunday, I was asked to judge a Black Girls Code hackathon. The event, hosted by…

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

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Urban Co-Lab Releases Austin Startup Diversity Report

Urban Co-Lab's report reveals that, when it comes to minority and women-owned startups, it's business as usual, with little funding or access. But, there is some good news

Urban Co-Lab has released its inaugural 2016 report, Austin Startup Diversity. The report examines the…

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TaskRabbit Implements African American Inclusion Plan

TaskRabbit, in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus, has put into effect a plan to include more African Americans in its workforce

“…shining a light on ways to expand the great talent of black individuals…”

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EMC, Intel among Award Recipients at Black Engineers’ Gala

The National Society of Black Engineers award ceremony, honored high-achieving students and academics in engineering as well as companies and executives fighting for diversity in tech.

“…our award winners not only show us the possibilities through their achievements, they also provide…

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2020Shift Knows You Need More Than Code for Tech Jobs

More Than Code program teaches critical "soft skills" also needed for a career in tech

2020Shift launches More Than Code curriculum to teach hybrid tech skills.

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Black Tech Founder Tweets Fundraising Frustrations

Black tech founder uses Twitter to slam racism in VC industry

“…trying to fit in with a culture that doesn’t particularly embrace black founders.”

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Twitter CEO Takes Questions and Criticism at Black Engineers’ Event

Twitter CEO takes part in a fireside chat at the NBSE after his company has been heavily scrutinized for lack of diversity

Twitter CEO takes part in a fireside chat at the NBSE after his company has…

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Obama ‘Beefs Up’ TechHire Initiative to Put More Americans in Tech Jobs

TechHire, Obama's strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and extended to more communities

TechHire, Obama’s strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and…

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[Women’s History Month] The Best Cities for Women in Tech

Capital regions are the best areas for women in tech

Smart Asset releases report showing which cities are best for women in tech.

By Samara Lynn

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An Immersive Experience For HBCU Scholars at Apple

Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund provide an immersive experience for HBCU students

Students are provided a unique opportunity to prepare for internships at Apple.

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Upcoming Tech Events You Need to Know

A great roundup of upcoming tech events for people of color, the physically challenged, and the LGBTQ community

Serial entrepreneur and Tech Inclusion and Buildup co-founder, Wayne Sutton, released a round-up of the…

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Intel Leads the Charge For Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

Intel did even better than the goals it set last year on the diversity and inclusion front

Intel is one tech company that not only ‘talks the diversity and inclusion talk,’ but…

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TechCrunch Writer Blasts Whites in Tech on Diversity, Comment Chaos Ensues

The Internet never fails to disappoint with outrageous and inflammatory comments on issues about diversity in tech.

A writer at TechCrunch posted an article blasting tech industry leaders for an overall tone-deafness…

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Multi-Culti Coalition Demands a Seat at the Table During Tech Diversity Forum

The Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses speak out at Sen. Harry Reid event

The CBC has been particularly focused on diversity in the tech industry. It launched the…

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Lack of Diversity in Tech Takes Center Stage This Summer

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring.

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4 African Americans You Didn’t Know Were Involved With Digital Media Platforms

With diversity in tech being a hot topic, here are four African Americans deeply involved…

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“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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