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  • Thursday — July 11, 2019 STEMdaily

    Thursday — July 11, 2019 STEMdaily

    In today’s STEMdaily, Facebook releases its latest diversity report and commits to doubling its female workforce in 5 years, a new report finds highly skilled freelance workers have contributed $135B to the economy, Amazon commits $700M into upskilling its workforce, Twitter announces apprenticeship program to diversity its engineering & data science teams, and NYU Tandon hosts free STEM summer workshop …Read More
  • Wednesday — July 10, 2019 STEMdaily

    Wednesday — July 10, 2019 STEMdaily

    In today’s STEMdaily, a study in the UK found that 1/3 of LGBTQ+ scientists have considered leaving their jobs because of their workplace environment, IUPUI’s summer Girls STEM Institute continues to grow in year 6, Chobani’s Food Tech Residency program guides emerging ag tech startups, Code.org expands its micro-credentialing program to help computer science teachers, and what does career ready in middle school …Read More
  • Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years (Bloomberg)

    Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years (Bloomberg)

    Facebook Inc. unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and double the number of black and Hispanic employees in the U.S. The world’s largest social media company also wants half of its U.S. workforce to be from underrepresented groups by 2024. “We envision a company where …Read More

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