Top 25 Tech Stories from 2020

WASHINGTON ―The wait is finally over for the very end of 2020. The latest lists from Industry of top stories in tech, cyber, and STEM likely will loom much larger in … Continue reading Top 25 Tech Stories from 2020

Nasdaq to Advance Diversity through New Proposed Listing Requirements

NEW YORK— Nasdaq today filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to adopt new listing rules related to board diversity and disclosure. If approved by the SEC, the new listing … Continue reading Nasdaq to Advance Diversity through New Proposed Listing Requirements

First Black Female to Lead Brigade of Midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md. ― The Commandant of Midshipmen announced the spring semester midshipman leadership positions, Friday, Nov. 6, which includes the selection of the Naval Academy’s first African American female brigade … Continue reading First Black Female to Lead Brigade of Midshipmen

GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

DETROIT, MI (BDPA Detroit) ― General Motors Company (GM), welcomes Telva McGruder as their new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In a recent statement, the global automotive corporation looks … Continue reading GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

It’s Not a Pipeline Problem

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Your company struggles with finding diverse talent; it’s not a pipeline problem. It’s a buy-in, bias, branding and business case problem. Unconscious bias is like an … Continue reading It’s Not a Pipeline Problem

Experts: Collaboration Needed to Diversify Tech Workforce

by Dr. LaMont Jones WASHINGTON – America’s tech industry needs greater diversity, equity and inclusion, and achieving those goals depends in large part on the ability of educational institutions, governments, … Continue reading Experts: Collaboration Needed to Diversify Tech Workforce

The Power of Hidden Figures: Diversity in STEM

IBM @ CES: Join Us Today 01.06.17 CES SuperSession Las Vegas, NV—Soledad O’Brien, world renowned journalist, will lead a conversation today on the importance of diversity in STEM fields. Panelists … Continue reading The Power of Hidden Figures: Diversity in STEM

CBC Announces TECH 2020 Inclusion Plans

Chairman G.K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, CBC Diversity Task Force Co-Chair, provide opening remarks to industry and participating organizations. —Photo courtesy Congressional Black Caucus Tech 2020 WASHINGTON | December … Continue reading CBC Announces TECH 2020 Inclusion Plans

CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Co-Chairs of the CBC Diversity Task Force, Convene Leading African American Organizations to Announce New Initiatives To Increase Tech Diversity

CBC photo courtesy G. K. Butterfield WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, December 3rd at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 234 of the Cannon House Office Building, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman … Continue reading CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Co-Chairs of the CBC Diversity Task Force, Convene Leading African American Organizations to Announce New Initiatives To Increase Tech Diversity