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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?
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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.

Kapor Capital Seeks to Build Diversity Into the Bedrock of Startups with 'Founders' Commitment'

Venture capital firm Kapor Capital has decided to boost diversity in the next generation of Silicon Valley companies, by building commitments to it early.
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Pinterest Hires Diversity Chief, Sets Example for Smaller Tech Firms

Pinterest, one of the original unicorn startups of Silicon Valley, made a move towards improving diversity at its company on Wednesday, by announcing it had hired its own diversity chief.
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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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Twitter Hires New Chief From Apple to Tackle Diversity in 2016

After a bad year on Wall Street and a diversity spat with a former senior engineer that went public, Twitter has decided to replace its head of diversity and inclusion.
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Diversity in Tech: Why Haven't Amazon & Dropbox Released 2015 Transparency Reports Yet?

It's not everyday that you see news about something that hasn't happened, but in the case of diversity in Silicon Valley, the fact that Amazon and Dropbox have not issued diversity reports for 2015 is beginning to garner attention.

Growth of Latinos in Executive Positions 'Relatively Flat,' 'Worrisome' - Report

Silicon Valley has gotten a lot of attention for its lack of workforce diversity, but many of those problems of underrepresentation of minorities in the technology industry can be found in the greater business world in the U.S.
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Diversity in Tech: Obama's TechHire Kicks Into Gear With $100M Grant Competition

As big Silicon Valley firms up their efforts to diversify their mostly white, male workforces, the Obama administration's TechHire initiative has begun taking applications for grants from a $100 million fund to help boost the development of IT skills in overlooked communities.
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Latinas Think Big Launches Startup Communities to Catalyze Latina Entrepreneurial Culture

Latinas Think Big is taking a crack at the diversity in startups problem by launching startup communities, designed for Latinas, across the country.
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MARKETPLACE: Daniel Villao Knows the Smart Path to Diversity

"In a nutshell, my life's work is really about creating access."
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