A report released Wednesday focusing on the top-grossing films of the last seven years makes one thing clear: women and people of color are sorely underrepresented in Hollywood.
To promote diversity in the tech industry, non-profit All Start Code has partnered with Google in an effort to address the opportunity gap for young men of color by training a new generation of coders.
By PBS NewsHour
The giants of Silicon Valley -- Google, Twitter, Facebook -- report that just three to four percent of their workforce is black or Hispanic, and men outnumber women by more than two to one. Now, tech companies are investing hundreds…
By Anna Sillers
Ellen Pao may have lost a Silicon Valley gender discrimination suit on all four accounts, but she isn’t backing down on a mission to increase gender equality in the tech world.
By Corinne Segal
Apple unveiled a beta version of new, non-white emoji options yesterday, spurring a conversation on whether the new choices are an effective way to address diversity while texting.
By Rialda Zukic
Some new, more diverse faces may soon be used for emoji symbols, after a push for more racial diversity earlier this year by smartphone users gained traction with developers.
By PBS NewsHour
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores…
In the early 1990s, Xerox wasn’t just a company. “To Xerox” was a verb, reflecting the company’s singular focus on producing copying machines. But faced with competition from digital imaging, Xerox has had to change their focus; they’re now in…
By Nora Daly
Think tanks play a considerable role in determining the national agenda and organizing conversations around key issues. As such, it is important to ask, how balanced are their research teams?…
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