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
OAKLAND, Calif. — This is a critical moment for the tech industry. As the conversation about tech's lack of diversity reaches mainstream consciousness, we have to make significant adjustments to move forward effectively.
History has taught us ...
Posted Saturday, February 14th 2015 at 10:17PM
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
Editor’s note: Joelle Emerson is the co-founder and CEO of Paradigm, a strategy firm that helps tech companies more effectively build diverse organizations.
At a recent forum on diversity in tech, Google’s Director of Global Di ...
Posted Monday, January 26th 2015 at 3:06PM
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
All too often, diversity recruiting is associated with filling a quota according to regulatory guidelines. In reality, minority recruitment is about much more than that. The motivations aren’t about checking certain boxes off a list. Instead, they’re ...
Posted Friday, January 9th 2015 at 3:56PM
Anyone who’s paying attention has learned by now that there are innumerable advantages to be found in fostering a more positive environment toward diversity in the workplace. Diversity recruiting is the strategy used to create a well-rounded workforc ...
Posted Friday, January 9th 2015 at 3:35PM
There’s no question that the companies currently practicing diversity recruiting and hiring minorities are seeing tremendous benefits within their businesses. Multicultural recruiting practices lead to a more diverse workforce, which better fosters t ...
Posted Friday, January 9th 2015 at 3:11PM
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
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
By Batya Ungar-Sargon
James Knowles, the mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, wants to recruit more minorities to the city’s police force, where only three officers are black.1 With an initiative that includes a civilian review board and a scholarship progr ...
Posted Tuesday, January 6th 2015 at 3:12PM
By Vicki Salemi
Upon reaching out to several companies for this post about campus recruiting, it’s clear the nation’s top companies are seeking diverse talent pools. Technically, we’re all diverse. Is anyone completely defined by a box? Executives' ...
Posted Monday, January 5th 2015 at 4:35PM