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Issue #33 // July 19, 2016

To recruit more people of color, tech companies need to reach candidates where they live and go to school. Facebook recently placed some of the blame on the educational pipeline, but there’s evidence that the pipeline isn’t the problem.

A former project manager from Facebook lists the specific ways that the interview process works against people of color and minorities.

Emoji to date have been overwhelmingly male (and until last year, white). The Unicode Consortium is finally changing that to include more women.

There’s something overwhelmingly...white...about this photo of United States Capitol Hill interns.


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