December 3, 2015 IBOMLLC Team

Microsoft Agrees With Rev. Jesse Jackson ‘On Diversity In Tech, More Needs To Be Done’

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Microsoft held its annual shareholders conference today, and the company CEO Satya Nadella took pride in efforts made to achieve Diversity in Tech. Nadella reiterated about Microsoft’s appointment of two women to its board of directors last year.

“We are not where we need to be – but we push forward to make more progress”.-@satyanadella @Microsoft pic.twitter.com/YJohHnJQXk

— Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) December 2, 2015

However, Nadella admitted that Microsoft and the Tech Industry, in general, needs to do more as far as Diversity in Tech goes. A view he shares with Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s Rev. Jesse Jackson, who had the following to say about the Redmond Tech Company during the shareholders meeting: “We now urge Microsoft to actively seek out qualified Blacks and Latinos for your next appointments, and want to work with you to identify Board leaders for the future.” The Rainbow PUSH Coalition did a survey last year that revealed there were only Black people and one Hispanic person sitting on the board of directors of 20 leading tech companies. With …read more

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