• Twitter wants workforce to be at least 5% black, 5% Latinx by the end of this year

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Twitter unveiled its latest diversity report and announced a new vice president of people experience and head of diversity and inclusion. In order to “unify I&D with critical People functions under one leader who owns the decisions for both,” Twitter CMO Leslie Brand tweeted today, the company promoted Dalana Brand to VP of People Experience and Head of Diversity and Inclusion.
    According to its report, Twitter is now 40.2 percent female, 4.5 percent black and 3.9 percent Latinx. These figures are better than last year.
    At the leadership level, Twitter's representation of women, black and...
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  • Lyft's second head of diversity wants to take a more holistic approach

    Lyft's second head of diversity wants to take a more holistic approach

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    IPO-bound Lyft has employed a head of diversity and inclusion before, but this time, the person in this role has a more holistic mission. Today, Lyft is announcing Monica Poindexter, formerly Facebook's global head of diversity business partners, has joined the company to lead the transportation company's inclusion and diversity efforts.
    “I'm in a unique role and have an opportunity to help the organization look at diversity more holistically and look at it through the lens of talent, workforce and marketplace,” Poindexter told TechCrunch. “I'm taking the time to understand the processes...
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