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Oscars Delayed Until April 2021, Sets New Initiative for Diversity and Inclusion

The Academy decided to move the Oscars ceremony following the recent lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The board members have also announced a new initiative to promote a diverse representation within the film industry.

Latina Pushes for More Diversity in the Publishing World

Latina Annysa Polanco, Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion Penguin Random House is using her role to integrate diversity in the organization which will hopefully increase diversity in books.
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Diversity Makes All Kids Feel Safer

Students of all backgrounds are more accepting of others when they attend a diverse school.
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It's Internship Season: Is Expanding Diversity at the Lowest Level Enough?

Silicon Valley is working to expand the reach of introductory-level work to a more diverse pool of talent. But are diversity internship initiatives the silver bullet for the tech industry's persistent homogeneity?

Diversity in Tech: Silicon Valley Leadership Dominated by White Men, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Report Finds

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) met on Wednesday to discuss for the first time the diversity problem in Silicon Valley, as Latin Post previously reported.
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'Added Value' Why Increasing the Number of Latino and Black Public School Teachers Matters

The ratio of teachers from backgrounds shared with their students continues to drop drastically, as the demographic shift in the young population far outpaces any changes in the public school system's hiring of teachers from underrepresented backgrounds. What should be done?
Diversity in Media Ownership Matters, Hints New FCC Study on Latino TV

This FCC Study on Latino TV Audiences Hints at Why Diversity in Media Ownership is Important

The mantra of "for us by us" may be true for Latinos' ratings of television programming, according to a new study.
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Diversity in Tech: Pressure Mounts on Rest of Silicon Valley as Intel, Apple Hit Gender Pay Equity Goals

Within Silicon Valley's diversity problem -- the underrepresentation of minorities and women in the technology industry -- is a larger issue that has affected women across business for a long time: the gender pay equity gap.
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Accenture Publishes First Diversity Report, Pushing the Movement Beyond Silicon Valley

Accenture published a detailed diversity report on Monday, becoming the first major consulting firm to do so. The results are in line with much of Silicon Valley, which means there's certainly room for improvement, but as with tech companies, transparency is the first step.
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Diversity in Tech: Slack's Second Diversity Report Shows More Rapid Progress Than Most of Silicon Valley

Despite posting some industry standard-setting statistics, like the majority of Silicon Valley companies, Slack admits it still has a long way to go.
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Diversity in Tech: Intel's Diversity Report Shows Imperfect Progress, Sets a Standard for Depth and Transparency

Intel is one of the cornerstones of Silicon Valley, which famously has a diversity problem. Intel, not surprisingly, is not very diverse. But the company has been pushing for action on diversity, and its latest report -- though showing halting progress within its own workforce -- is setting a standard for the industry with its depth and transparency.
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Diversity in Tech: Dropbox's 2015 Report Shows Bits of Progress Among Mostly Static Figures

Dropbox finally dropped its diversity report for 2015, and like many other Silicon Valley companies, it shows that the company has slightly improved in some aspects, while declining in others. Here are the details.
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Diversity in Tech: Facebook Taps the NFL's Playbook to Increase Diversity in Hiring

Facebook latest diversity innovation, one that's beginning to show results, was borrowed from professional football.
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Latino Actors Among Those Left Out at Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to be under fire for having nominated 20 white actors and leaving out a number of Black and Latino actors.
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ASU Launches Center for Gender Equity in Science & Tech to Empower Women of Color in STEM

The multifaceted problem of diversity in technology has caught the attention of companies, nonprofits, academics, and the federal government. Now Arizona State University has launched a new Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology to address the reasons why so few women and girls of color pursue or persist in technology careers.
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In CES 2016 Keynote, Intel Shows How it Continues Leading in Diversity

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday night to deliver the company's keynote speech, which included an impressive update on the company's progress on diversity.
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