Amazon and IBM Join AnitaB.Org in Supporting Female Technologists – Yahoo Finance

IBM and Amazon join efforts to engage women of color in technology
In 2018, AnitaB.org made a commitment to intentionally expand efforts to engage women of color in various opportunities and access to resources, including deepening relationships with esteemed Minority Serving Institutions.
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AnitaB.org is a nonprofit social enterprise committed to increasing the representation of women technologists in the global workforce.

BELMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global nonprofit AnitaB.org announced Amazon’s commitment to donate $25,000 to support 10 women from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities, in attending the AnitaB.org Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) 2019.

Amazon joins IBM who previously made a donation of $150,000 to support women technologists attending GHC by funding 60 students from Minority Serving Institutions to attend this year’s event.

In 2018, AnitaB.org made a commitment to intentionally expand efforts to engage women of color in various opportunities and access to resources, including deepening relationships with esteemed Minority Serving Institutions. AnitaB.org is identifying an intersectional mix of students to participate in these efforts, while also building alliances with the institutions and leaders that serve them, to provide …

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