After realizing Google’s creative work didn’t reflect the real world, Lorraine Twohill, Google’s chief marketer, is forging a path toward more inclusive marketing. Here she shares Google’s approach — because diversity in advertising is a bigger challenge than any one company alone can solve. A version of this perspective previously appeared in Adweek. Like every CMO, I spend much of my day in creative reviews. That means I am on the receiving end of a lot of beautiful images. ...
Posted Monday, September 30th 2019 at 1:50PM
For members of DiversityRecruiting.com, Apple may have once again laid the foundation for a promising future. This particular future doesn’t involve the revealing of the latest innovation to come out of Cupertino, California, but rather, a landmark i ...
Posted Sunday, February 14th 2016 at 6:13PM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Her straightforward approach and passion for helping the disenfranchised landed Nancy Lee her current job as Google’s chief of diversity and inclusion.
It also got her fired from her first job. Lee grew up in Sacr ...
Posted Thursday, March 19th 2015 at 10:57PM
For students of HBCUs, Apple may have laid the foundation for a promising future. This particular future doesn't involve the revealing of the latest innovation to come out of Silicon Valley, but rather, a landmark investment in diversity recruiting. On Tuesday, the titan of technology announced it's collaboration with The Thurgood Marshall College Fund to find and generate potential talent in the HBCU community, with the end goal of increasing the number of minorities, women and veterans in the technology industry. ...
Posted Thursday, March 19th 2015 at 2:39PM
Often criticized in the past as well-intentioned but stagnant, corporate diversity departments at major organizations have never been so visible. With Google yesterday pledging a substantial sum to Code2040, a nonprofit fostering diversity in Technol ...
Posted Wednesday, February 4th 2015 at 2:19PM
Be yourself, be confident, build community: each of these steps are simple, but don’t confuse simple with easy.
During CES 2015 I was approached by a woman who worked for Facebook. It was fairly random: we’d just happened to be walking o ...
Posted Wednesday, January 21st 2015 at 12:10PM
Intel president Renée James is building a pipeline of female and other groups of underrepresented engineers and computer scientists.
Amidst the barrage of new TVs and connected fitness trackers unveiled at last week’s Consumer Electroni ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 1:46PM
On the Washington, D.C., campus of Howard University, Silicon Valley is an ever-growing presence.
The engineering school’s new Yahoo Data Center was christened such after a donation from the Sunnyvale Internet firm. Google’s fingerprints are all o ...
Posted Monday, January 12th 2015 at 2:47PM
Reverend Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition applaud Intel’s landmark diversity announcement to transform their workforce to achieve parity with the US population available by 2020 – Establishes $300 Million Diversity Investment Fund
Posted Friday, January 9th 2015 at 1:44PM
Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Intel Corporation today announced a broad, new Diversity in Technology initiative, which includes a $300 million investment to encourage more diversity at Intel and within the technology industry at large. ...
Posted Wednesday, January 7th 2015 at 3:19PM
By Ronald Barba
Diversity in Silicon Valley and the tech industry as a whole have been and will continue to become a dominating and contentious issue. While many within the industry claim that new policies and programs are being implemented to prom ...
Posted Tuesday, January 6th 2015 at 6:30PM
Microsoft is the latest tech company to release its diversity numbers. Here’s how the tech giant compares.
Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella kept his promise and released the tech giant’s federally-mandated diversity numbers to public scrutiny.
Posted Monday, January 5th 2015 at 6:26PM