Google partners with Howard University to launch program for black engineers


Bonita Stewart, Google’s vice president of global partnerships, says the tech industry barely talked about diversity when she joined the company around 10 years ago. On Thursday, she announced a deal that takes a step toward permanently changing that culture.

The company just unveiled a new partnership with Howard University that will see black software engineers from “historically black colleges and universities,” better known as HBCUs, invited to study at a brand new program on the Google campus. They’re calling it “Howard West.”


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