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Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. Continue reading Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates money
We all know John Legend as the uber talented singer, songwriter, music producer, and family man married to his gorgeous model wife, Chrissy Teigen, and their baby, but do we know the real John Legend? Catapulting onto the world stage in 2004 with his Grammy Award nominated album, “Get Lifted,” Legend has utilized his stardom to effect change on a larger stage.
Continue reading Will the Real John Legend Please Stand Up?
In a world where dozens of podcasts are occupying space in our libraries, one podcast is hoping to stand out by providing the experiences and narratives of first-generation Americans. Continue reading How This Unique Podcast Is Amplifying The Voices Of First Generation Americans
Today, CMD-IT announced the recipient of the 2017 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Manuel Perez Quinones, Associate Dean, College of Computing and Informatics and Professor, Department of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
Continue reading CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones
Cisco’s Larry Satterfield has a vision for the company: He wants to use technology to increase diversity, inclusion, and productivity in the workplace. As Video Sales Specialist, Satterfield knows that Cisco is in a perfect position to implement collaboration technology to achieve those goals. With more than 20 years in sales, Satterfield brings his knowledge of technology to Cisco’s sales department.
Continue reading Larry Satterfield: Making “Spark” Fly at Cisco
A 19-year-old is making history and disrupting the wealthy white male-dominated sport of polo at the same time. Continue reading This Teen Is The First Black Woman To Ride In U.S. Polo’s Highest League
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The telecom conglomerate is sending thousands of middle school age minority boys to HBCU’s this summer. Continue reading When It Comes To Black Boys In Tech, Verizon Says #WeNeedMore
June 28, 2017 COLLEGE STATION, Texas. Today, CMD-IT announced keynote speakers for the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. Themed “Diversity: Simply Smarter,” the Tapia Conference will be held September 20-23 in Atlanta Georgia. The Tapia Conference is the premier venue to bring together students, faculty, researchers and professionals from all backgrounds and ethnicities in computing to promote and celebrate diversity in computing. The Tapia Conference is sponsored by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and presented by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT). Continue reading 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference Announces Keynote Speakers
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