In 2014, Tech Giants, such as Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook, released their first diversity reports and pledged to make changes. But, it wasn’t just a problem at the top. The entire industry was composed of mostly Caucasian, Heterosexual males. Fast forward to 2020 and the recent spotlight on diversity, equity and inclusion have prompted new discussions and questions. So, how can we hack the bias in the tech industry and make the workplace into a more diverse and inclusive environment?
Join CDM alumni and representatives from local Tech companies on October 28th from 4:00 – 5:00pm for a virtual Q&A on diversity and inclusion in tech.
•\tAmal Saleh, Diversity Recruiter at Facebook
•\tLorraine Feury, Lead Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton
•\tKritika Joshi, Sr. Manager, IT Applications at United Airlines
•\tRebecca Jacobs, Senior Data Scientist at Sprout Social
During this event, we’ll talk about:
•\tChallenges you may encounter as you enter or go higher up in the industry
•\tStrategies on how to evaluate a potential employer’s commitment to D&I
•\tWhat local tech companies are doing to bring aboard and retain diverse employees
Wednesday, October 28 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm