African-Americans made up 7 percent of U.S. high-tech workforce, and just 3 percent of the total Silicon Valley workforce, according to Bloomberg. And the issue isn’t that they just aren’t hiring us, it’s that very few of us are even applying for the jobs.
Actor Omar Gooding sits down with Microsoft’s Rashid Farrell, Sr. HR Manager, and Alfred Ojukwu, Tech Solutions Professional; as well as, Jonathan McKinney, Regional Field Director, NAACP, to discuss the ManCode program and how it helps the level the playing field for under-served African-American males.
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ManCode Aims To Get Under-Served Black Males Into Tech [WATCH] was originally published on blackamericaweb.com