CBC TECH 2020 Aims to Spur Diversity in Hiring at Tech Companies


 

Tech companies have increasingly been criticized for low workplace diversity rankings. Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) spoke with Bloomberg BNA about co-chairing CBC Tech 2020, an initiative launched in 2015 to engage the tech sector in achieving full representation of African Americans by 2020. Rep. Lee. recently met with top tech companies in Silicon Valley including, Google, Intel, SAP and Pandora to discuss strategies to remove barriers in hiring minorities at technology companies.