diversity

Brooklyn Startup Addresses Gun Violence with Climate Jobs

BlocPower’s "Civilian Climate Corps" program provides paid, on-the-job training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence.

Most Genome Data Comes from White Folks. Scientists Are Trying to Fix That.

With a new genome sequence, more diverse data sets, and population-specific projects, scientists are making progress in representing humanity’s real DNA diversity.

NFTs at SXSW: They Came, They Minted, They Conquered

If the metaverse is the next web, promising fully immersive digital destinations, then NFTs are increasingly positioned as a ticket to get in.

Fintech Means Economic Inclusion

Fintech is creating a wider, more inclusive tent for those who want access to financial services. Innovators have done that by focusing on the pain points in today’s financial system.

Here’s How to Get More Women in Tech

Studies show that diversity drives revenue. To increase diversity in tech, the mentality that “representation is good to have” has to be flipped on its head to “representation is a must-have.”

What Apprenticeships Can Do for Companies – and for Workers

With many saying the market isn’t supplying enough skilled workers, companies are building their own pipeline via apprentice programs.

Fintech Is Winning With Black Americans. Why Isn’t That a Media Story?

Black consumers and Black-owned businesses use fintech companies disproportionately higher than their overall population numbers would predict. Plus, the pay-me-now revolution is here.

The Time to Prioritize Digital Health Equity Is Now

As we accelerate toward a new standard of hybrid care we must not to leave behind the underserved populations who can benefit the most from these advances.

The Pipeline Isn’t the Problem

Companies need to look inward to their own culture instead of outward to the pipeline.

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