“The benefits of racial diversity have been well-documented, and it’s time for the technology to pivot on this issue.” The summer of 2006 is when my formal journey into the technology industry began. After years of studying computer engineering and gaining internship experience at various companies, I landed my first gig at IBM’s Systems and Technology…

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Dear Mr. Scharf, I’ve read various articles on your statement about diverse talent pipelines. I’m sure by now you’ve come to understand why your statement ruffled the feathers of many. Instead of adding to the plethora of voices that have expressed disdain for your statement, I seek to present a solution to the problem you…

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Image by The Tennessean The Equity Alliance and Black voter equality PURPOSE. Why are you here? What unique calling were you created to fulfill? That’s a question many of us ask. Tequila Johnson and Charlane Oliver discovered their purpose and have been pursuing it, unafraid, unabashed, unapologetic, just like everything else Black women do. I had the pleasure of…

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