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#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


YouTube CEO talks diversity, computer science and charging Google's founders for rent

Susan Wojcicki thinks computer science should be a required class for everybody. Her message to women in technology: "We're hiring."

By September 17, 2015


Twitter sets goals toward making its workforce more diverse

​Following the lead of other tech heavyweights, Twitter shares its plans for hiring more women and minorities between now and 2016.

By August 28, 2015


Intel's workplace diversity: Progress, but more work to be done

Intel says that it's on pace to hit its diversity hiring goals for 2015 and continues to peg 2020 as the year it hopes to reach full representation in its workforce for women and minorities.

By August 12, 2015


Obama pushes for more diversity in tech

At the first-ever White House Demo Day, President Obama announces a series of initiatives to bring more women and minorities into the tech sector and urges the industry to "not leave half the team on the bench."

By August 4, 2015


Intel ups referral bonus to achieve more diversity in its workforce

The company will now pay as much as $4,000 to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans who are ultimately hired by Intel as it works to improve diversity in its workforce.

By August 4, 2015


Pinterest launches diversity initiative, will share hiring goals with public

Digital-scrapbooking site announces partnership with startup to find strategies to increase staff diversity. It will share what works and what doesn't, in an aim to help the whole tech industry.

By July 30, 2015


Facebook shares its diversity training course with all

As the tech industry eyes ways to improve its diversity, the social network publishes an internal training course on "managing unconscious bias."

By July 28, 2015


Apple HR chief: Diversity challenge won't 'be changed overnight'

Denise Young Smith also says Apple CEO Tim Cook is "personally involved" in improving diversity at the company.

By July 14, 2015


Director J.J. Abrams weighs in on diversity in the Star Wars universe

At Comic-Con 2015, the director of the hotly anticipated "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" calls ethnic and gender diversity in film roles "a big consideration."

By July 11, 2015