A black female founder suggests ways entrepreneurs can help make space for more diversity in the tech world. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Men may make up a disproportionate percentage of the tech community, but women aren’t vanishingly rare. Black women in tech, however, “are perceived as ‘unicorns,’” according to one CEO quoted recently [...]
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Matching high performing black and latino undergraduate and graduate coders and software engineering students with Silicon Valley startups for summer internships, the CODE2040 Fellows Program ensures their successful participation in the high tech innovation economy. By Amy Schapiro (Program Operations Manager, CODE2040) Working at an early-stage startup has taught me the importance of optimism, planning, [...]
Applications for CODE2040 fellowships are due October 31, 2012. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) People of color will become the majority in the United States by the year 2040. Some have noted that the minority achievement gap will not be closed that same year, and started a technology program to actually do [...]