Tag: Diversity

Google Plans to Train Howard Students in Coding
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Google Plans to Train Howard Students in Coding

By Jerry Augustin, Contributing Writer Posted 2:30 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 In an effort to increase diversity in their technical roles, Google has come to a partnership with Howard University to open Howard West, “a three-month, summer Computer Science residency for rising juniors and seniors in the University’s Computer Science program,” according to…

Overview of Spotify’s Opening Act: HBCU Tech Conference
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Overview of Spotify’s Opening Act: HBCU Tech Conference

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 5:20 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 14, 2016 In an attempt to make good on their company’s ‘Diversify’ mission to be inclusive and diverse, Spotify launched an outreach initiative for HBCU students: The Opening Act HBCU Conference. Opening Act was a tech and media conference held in New York City on…