Google partners with Howard University to launch program for black engineers

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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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Via: Mashable: Tech

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