diversity

Now Facebook Has a ‘Black’ Problem?

November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

As if there weren’t enough scandals hitting Facebook now it appears that the social media giant has another. According to Mark S. Luckie, Facebook’s former strategic partner manager, Facebook has internal issues with black employees....

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Twitter announced it has hired God-is Rivera as its first ever Director of Culture and Community. Twitter’s plan for Rivera is to “better serve and engage communities.”  Twitter plans to use its brand marketing, campaigns, events...

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Intel Hits Diversity Goal

November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Computer chip maker Intel announced it has hit its diversity goals aheads of the self imposed 2020 dead line. Intel, the largest chip maker in the U.S., released its annual diversity report on Wednesday. Intel...

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Netflix Names Verna Myers to VP of Inclusion

September 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Streaming television service Netflix has named Verna Myers to its newly created post of Vice President, Inclusion Strategy. Although the post is new the relationship between Myers and Netflix is not. Netflix stated in the...

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Tech Diversity Still a Struggle

May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) payed another visit to Silicon Valley last week with the intent of holding tech companies feet to the fire for more diversity. Apple, PayPal, Twitter, Square, and Airbnb were...

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Black Women Enter the Boardroom

April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Black women are clearly leading the charge to bring diversity to corporate boardrooms. In the past weeks black women have taken positions of leadership at some of America’s biggest and best known tech corporations. Netflix announced...

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Black Woman to Lead Diversity at Lyft

March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lyft, the chief rival to Uber in the ride sharing market, has named Nilka Thomas as its new Vice President of Talent and Inclusion. Thomas will  oversee recruiting, inclusion, diversity and employee relations. Thomas is...

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Kenneth Chenault Joins Facebook

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault has joined Facebook as its first African-American Board member. Chenault will officially join Facebook on February 5th after 16 years as AmEx CEO.  Chenault, described by the Wall Street Journal...

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Denise Young Smith, a 20 year Apple veteran, is departing her job as the first Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion after just six months. Smith has announced she will be accepting a position as executive...

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Facebook’s surprising diversity report showed marked improvement in hiring of women and minorities. While the report shows that Facebook is still overwhelmingly white and male the improvements show that Maxine Williams, Facebook’s Executive Diversity Chief, is having...

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