1. Code2040 Is Helping Tech Companies Confront Their Hiring Practices And Build Diversity

    Code2040 Is Helping Tech Companies Confront Their Hiring Practices And Build Diversity

    The goal is to create a new generation of minority tech workers–and change how the industry thinks about its workforce.

    By and large the tech companies of today don’t excel at hiring black, Latinx, and other professionals from minority backgrounds. These minority individuals often don’t have the connections to get hired in an ecosystem where it’s often who you know, not what you know, that gets you ahead.

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    1. The greatest challenge is the belief that there is a silver bullet.
    2. Each company needs to look at its specific practices, attitudes, and norms and how these things may hinder or help the development of a diverse workforce.
    3. By being both student- and company-facing in our work, we are able to collect valuable data on industry hiring practices.
    4. Code2040 aims to close the wealth gap in the United States, and to advance racial equity in the workplace.
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