This $250 million growth fund will divert half its profits to historically Black colleges and universities

There’s been a lot of talk about racial equality in the year since George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, but achieving it is far easier said than done given the current state of affairs. Con

A diversity and inclusion playbook

You’d be hard-pressed to find a tech company that said it wished it had waited longer to implement on diversity and inclusion efforts. The examples of tech companies “doing it right”

Code2040’s Karla Monterroso on desegregating the tech industry

Welcome back to CTRL+T, the TechCrunch podcast that connects the tech to the human. On this episode, we talk about the beta release of Apple’s latest mobile operating system and some of the issues w

A look at 42 women in tech who crushed it in 2017

What a challenging, exhilarating year it has been for women everywhere, starting from the women’s March on Washington to former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s eye-opening and now famous blog post to

Code2040 raises $5.6 million from The Knight Foundation and others

Code2040, founded by Laura Weidman Powers and Tristan Walker, recently raised $5.6 million to advance its diversity and inclusion efforts in technology. The latest funding comes from The Knight Founda

Code2040 is launching its flagship program in NYC

Code2040 is bringing its flagship Fellows program for black and Latinx students to New York City. As always, the goal is to increase access to opportunities for black and Latinx people in the tech ind

Intel Invests $1.3 Million In CODE2040

As part of Intel's $300 million commitment to diversity, the company has announced a multi-year partnership and $1.3 million investment in CODE2040, a non-profit organization that helps get black and

CODE2040 CEO Calls For More Transparency, Accountability And Cultural Changes In Tech

Tech companies have gotten better about disclosing their diversity data, but there are still a ton of companies that haven’t done so. In the reports that do exist, what’s often missing a

CODE2040 Snags $1.2 Million To Double The Size Of Its Diversity In Tech Programs

The Knight Foundation is supporting nonprofit organization CODE2040 with $1.2 million, the foundation announced on its blog this morning. Since launching its pilot program in 2012, CODE2040 has hel

Apple Will Start Offering Paid Internships To CODE2040 Fellows

In its latest attempt to foster and support diversity, Apple has partnered with CODE2040, a non-profit organization focused on empowering underrepresented minorities in the tech industry. Apple is no

An Interview With CODE2040, A Non-Profit Out To Diversify Silicon Valley

I had a chance to discuss an amazing new non-profit program called CODE2040 with one of its founders today, Laura Weidman Powers. The mission of this program is to bring diversity to Silicon Valley by