Lifestyle

7 food logos and mascots that didn’t age well

Marketing hasn’t always been spot-on when it comes to food branding. Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s, and Cream of Wheat all received backlash for their use of Black mascots. This week, PepsiCo said it would be rebranding Aunt Jemima products as “Pearl Milling Company.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The […]
7 food logos and mascots that didn’t age well
News

NAACP joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kerry Washington in slamming CBS News for apparent lack of Black journalists on 2020 election team

The NAACP released a statement Tuesday that criticised CBS News for not including any Black journalists on its recently announced 2020 Election team. By not including any Black journalists, the organisation wrote, the outlet is compromising its ability “to speak to and address the issues and concerns directly impacting the […]
NAACP joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kerry Washington in slamming CBS News for apparent lack of Black journalists on 2020 election team
News

Kerry Washington, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lead criticism of CBS after 2020 election coverage team appears to include no black staff

“Scandal” actress Kerry Washington and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were among Twitter users who criticised CBS for seemingly not including any Black journalists on its newly announced 2020 Election team. Washington and Ocasio-Cortez reacted to a tweet from CBS’ Ben Mitchell that had headshots of the 12 producers and reporters assigned […]
Kerry Washington, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lead criticism of CBS after 2020 election coverage team appears to include no black staff
Tech

Microsoft made inclusion every employee’s responsibility. Here’s why.

In 2016, Microsoft tied components of executive compensation to internal diversity and inclusion goals. More recently, the company incorporated inclusion into its performance review process for every employee. In this op-ed, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, chief diversity officer at Microsoft, says that the company’s starting to see signs that this shift is […]
Microsoft made inclusion every employee’s responsibility. Here’s why.
Tech

Facebook and Apple are backing a new course that gives kids college credit for learning to code — and it’s the fastest-growing AP course ever

Big companies like Apple,Facebook, and Amazon are supporting a new Advanced Placement computing course for high-school students. The course was designed to attract a broader group of students into the field and to ameliorate the industry’s so-called pipeline problem. Many engineers and software developers can trace their formative coding experiences […]
Facebook and Apple are backing a new course that gives kids college credit for learning to code — and it’s the fastest-growing AP course ever
Tech

LinkedIn is using AI to make recruiting diverse candidates a no-brainer

LinkedIn is announcing new artificial intelligence features to help recruiters hire more diverse candidates. The feature, which is now rolling out in the U.S., will ensure that the top search results will have a more representative gender breakdown. LinkedIn will also track the hiring process in regards to gender to […]
LinkedIn is using AI to make recruiting diverse candidates a no-brainer
News

The founder of a top Silicon Valley startup got interrupted during a board meeting when he showed a slide of 5 new female hires, and it offers a lesson to other companies

Heidi Roizen, a partner at Silicon Valley venture-capital firm DFJ, had to stop a board meeting with cultured-meat startup Memphis Meats when the founder showed a slide of five recent hires, all of whom were women. That kind of commitment to inclusion is rare in Silicon Valley. At Memphis Meats, […]
The founder of a top Silicon Valley startup got interrupted during a board meeting when he showed a slide of 5 new female hires, and it offers a lesson to other companies
Markets

Goldman Sachs has named a new chief to lead diversity efforts

Goldman Sachs has named Erika Irish Brown its new chief diversity officer. Brown comes to Goldman from Bloomberg. She replaces Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri, who joined private equity firm TPG in June. Goldman Sachs has hired Erika Irish Brown as its new chief diversity officer, according to an internal memo seen by […]
Goldman Sachs has named a new chief to lead diversity efforts
Tech

These 7 graphs lay bare Google’s diversity problem

Google has published its 2018 diversity report. The figures show that while Google’s diversity is improving, it’s moving at a very slow pace. Numbers of both black and Native American workers at the firm have grown less than 1 percentage point over the past four years. Black US employees are […]
These 7 graphs lay bare Google’s diversity problem
Tech

Google managers kept blacklists of conservative employees — and one manager even considered holding ‘trials’, alleges a new lawsuit

Employees at Google who express “conservative viewpoints in politically-charged debates” may find themselves blacklisted by managers at the company, alleges an explosive new lawsuit. And by blacklisted, that means their names may appear on actual lists, the suit contends. Google employees who identify as conservative say they have complained to […]
Google managers kept blacklists of conservative employees — and one manager even considered holding ‘trials’, alleges a new lawsuit
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