diversity

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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Written by Robin White Goode for BlackEnterprise.com, June 27th, 2017   Intel Corporation announced the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative, to help retain students in STEM pathways at six historically black colleges:...

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Candi Castleberry-Singleton has been named vice president of inclusion and diversity at Twitter. Castleberry-Singleton replaces Jeffrey Siminoff who resigned in February.  Castleberry-Singleton has a long track record in the field of diversity and inclusion. Previously...

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In case you haven’t heard Uber is having it’s troubles right now. First there was the video of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick berating an Uber driver leading to his apologizing and asking for leadership help....

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