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Press Coverage

2018

Code2040’s Karla Monterroso on desegregating the tech industry — TechCrunch

Here’s the clearest picture of Silicon Valley’s diversity yet: It’s bad. But some companies are doing less bad — Reveal

This entrepreneur wants to make the 'ethnic' beauty aisle a thing of the past — CNN Money

The Trump administration is making it harder for some Bay Area nonprofits to raise money, and here's how they're addressing it — San Francisco Business Times

A national report shows blacks and Hispanics haven’t made big gains when it comes to equality — Marketplace

Code2040: Combatting Tech’s Diversity Problem — NPR Latino USA

Data Sheet—Why Big Tech Will Dominate Policy Debates for Decades — Fortune

5 Major Tech Companies Committed to Gender Equality — The Hard Refresh

The language of the workplace — Increment

How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity — The Atlantic

Women-in-Tech Narrative Aims to Empower and Inspire — Business 2 Community

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield details approach to sustaining an inclusive workforce — TechCrunch

Laura Weidman Powers Stepping Down As CEO of Code2040 — Black Enterprise

General Assembly purchased by Adecco Group — New York Business Journal


2017

Laura Weidman Powers is closing the employment gap for minorities in tech by the year 2040 — Recode

Code2040 just raised $5.6 million to help save Silicon Valley from itself — Fast Company

Code2040 is launching its flagship program in NYC — TechCrunch

Announcing TC Sessions: Justice, a day-long event about diversity, inclusion & activism — TechCrunch

The US says Oracle is encouraging Indians to hire other Indians—and it’s killing diversity — Quartz


2016

10 Female Founders That Need to Be on Your Radar — TechCo

Tech Companies Try to Fight Unconscious Bias in Hiring by Making Job Candidates Fight Coding Bots — Nextgov

13 Black Founders Making Moves in Tech — TechCo

Why GitHub hopes its low diversity numbers can drive change — CNET

Why This Tech Startup Powerhouse Is Now Taking on the White House — Fortune

Rev. Jesse Jackson says Apple is ‘setting the pace’ around diversity and inclusion — TechCrunch

How do you solve Silicon Valley's diversity problem? One nonprofit is starting with internships — CNET

EA creates Play to Give charity campaign with $1 million donation — VentureBeat

Weak Ties Matter — TechCrunch

Intel CEO says leadership team has received threats for company’s stance on diversity — TechCrunch

Jack Dorsey Admits To Twitter’s Diversity Problem To Room Of Black Engineers — International Business Times

Computer programmer: one of the largest gender wage gaps among all professions — Silicon Beat

Intel Invests $1.3 Million In CODE2040 — TechCrunch

Why the Founders of Code2040 Are Changing the Face of Silicon Valley — Fortune

"Change is hard and change is slow. But I think we’re on the right track.” CODE2040’s Laura Weidman Powers on Diversity in Tech — Hunter Walk

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

Meet The People Vying For The First-Ever Diversity Crunchie Award — TechCrunch

Paradigm CEO Joelle Emerson On Why Talk Of “Lowering The Bar” Is Inherently Racist — TechCrunch

Intel Isn't Diverse Enough. And It Knows — Wired

Seahawks lineman Russell Okung responds to Paul Graham’s essay on economic inequality and startups —


2015

Apple Will Start Offering Paid Internships To CODE2040 Fellows — TechCrunch