Multiple chapter leaders of the tech education nonprofit in cities across the county, many of them allies, stepped down in protest.
Chapter leaders of Girl Develop It, a national tech education nonprofit, in Wilmington, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Oakland, among other cities, have stepped down because of diversity and inclusion negligence.
The latest: Philadelphia's chapter leader, Susan Nieman, who resigned with an open letter on Tuesday:
"With no substantive change, this organization will continue along the same path: harming the marginalized people that they claim to be supporting and devaluing the mission statement, which harms the entire community. I cannot continue to support or promote an organization that fails to address issues of institutional racism with the sense of urgency that these matters deserve."
General Motors sponsored the "Wakanda Design Challenge" at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual conference.
Approximately 100 Baltimore high school students took a conceptual journey to Wakanda during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 48th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.
AI products like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home discriminate against minorities with accents.
A study done recently by two research groups, Globalme and Pulse Labs, and the Washington Post revealed that certain artificial intelligence (AI) technology only works for people who resemble the demographic of its creators and testers.
Cox President Pat Esser discusses our commitment to children in our communities through programs like Cox Tech Centers with Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation and Connect2Compete.
Twenty-five elementary, middle and high schools to implement innovative project-based STEM programs in San Antonio.
Schools in the greater San Antonio area will soon have additional resources to help prepare youth for the jobs of tomorrow. Toyota USA Foundation, together with Project Lead The Way (PLTW), awarded $400,000 in grants to provide curriculum and teacher professional development focused on computer science, engineering, and biomedical science.
In 2017, 3,203 GM employees volunteered 54,780 hours in STEM-related activities.
During General Motors' annual "Bring Your Child to Work Day," young children filled the Renaissance Center to experience games, exercise classes and indoor and outdoor activities. Efforts focused on making STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education opportunities more attainable and enjoyable for kids.
Internet trolls motivated by racism attempt to thwart the scientific accomplishments of three young, bright Black women — but they aren't letting the haters win.
A group of racist Internet trolls tried to hack a NASA competition to take votes away from the only group of all Black girls who were lead contenders in the race. But these "Hidden figures in the making," as they call themselves, refuse to let the negativity tarnish their Black girl magic.
These students found creative ways to take their passion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to a whole new level.
Abbott's women leaders urge students to envision themselves as scientists and engineers.
Twenty girls from different backgrounds find they all have something in common; a love for robotics and STEM.
This video features the Mercy Midnight Storm, an all-girls robotics team, founded by an Autonomous Engineer at General Motors (No. 42 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) in partnership with The Mercy Education Project. General Motors values and supports programs that create future professionals and engineers, especially in underserved communities, preparing them to change the world through mobility technology.