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Creating new pathways to tech careers

The tech industry has been heralded as the sector that could bring back American jobs following the great recession and new regulation across Wall Street. However, women, minorities and immigrant communities are drastically underrepresented in tech jobs.

challenge

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Creating new pathways to tech careers

The tech industry has been heralded as the sector that could bring back American jobs following the great recession and new regulation across Wall Street. However, women, minorities and immigrant communities are drastically underrepresented in tech jobs.
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Nature and Context

Only 12% of the tech workforce are women, and only 1% are African-Americans. The aim should be to bring more diversity to the tech sector, while empowering people from every community to overcome poverty through tech skills. Ensuring opportunities are presented to a diverse crowd means teaching skills to minorities who have been previously underrepresented in the field.

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