Thursday, November 5, 2015

Boosting the ranks of blacks in tech

Here's an article about some technology groups popping up in the Chicago area.

Support our black businesses!!



If you think there aren't many female tech entrepreneurs and coders, there are far fewer African-Americans.

In the heart of Silicon Valley, giants such as Google and Facebook report about 1 percent of their tech staffs are African-American. Apple tops the list at 7 percent of its tech staff. By contrast, the same companies report 15 percent to 22 percent women in technology jobs. (Hispanics are about 3 percent.) 

But Dominic Liddell, Thomas Stovall and Fabian Elliott are trying to improve the odds in Chicago.

Read more ...


Join The Blacks Gone Geek Community http://www.blacksgonegeek.org/Pages/JointheBlacksGoneGeekCommunity.aspx

No comments:

Post a Comment