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Former Participants Express Concerns with Google’s Pipeline Program for Black College...

Former participants in Google’s Howard West program say the pipeline initiative meant to increase the number of Black students in tech was riddled with...

Nonprofit Gives Computer Science Training to Thousands of Underrepresented Students

This summer, more than 750 students from across the U.S. participated in 12 weeks of free computer science training through CodePath, a nonprofit dedicated...

Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Memo Sparks Outrage

 A 10-page memo criticizing Google’s diversity efforts was leaked from the company’s internal messaging system on Saturday, sparking widespread media attention and criticism from...

Former Government Officials, Tech Companies, and Colleges Take Trump’s Immigration Ban...

After more than a week of protests against the federal ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, the fight against President Donald Trump’s executive...

Bad for Business

How the Tech Industry’s Avoidance of Older Applicants May Be Hurting It A 2013 study by Payscale, a compensation information company based in Seattle, revealed that few...

Ellen Pao Creates Project to Address Silicon Valley’s Gender Diversity Problem

Ellen Pao, former interim chief executive of the social-networking and news site Reddit, announced on Tuesday that she is assembling a group of eight...

Twitter’s New Diversity Hire Ignites Backlash

Social media company Twitter announced last week that it hired Jeffrey Siminoff to serve as its new vice president of diversity and inclusion. Almost...

Fixing Tech’s Gender Problem Requires Rethinking Business as Usual

Conflicting narratives exist to explain why women are underrepresented and underpaid in the technology industry. One popular theory blames a leaky pipeline and a...