This National Volunteer Month, we celebrate the hundreds of volunteers and their commitment to joining the Command Shift Movement and accelerating more women of color in tech.
Viola Maxwell-Thompson, Command Shift Steering Committee Member and guest editor of this issue of Amplify provides global perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); cutting-edge research that shows the reality of equity in many companies; and best practices that companies have deployed to create a more equitable on-ramp as well as advancement opportunities for all employees, with a focus on women of color.Continue reading
Throughout the year and especially during Women’s History Month, Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to highlighting and sharing the stories of women who are building a better, more equitable world. This month, we are proud to highlight Women Visionaries – generations of female trailblazers who have courageously changed the world through civil rights activism, entrepreneurship, community investment, entertainment, and more.
One of the business sectors that contribute to “our nation’s greatness” is technology. If not for the contributions of Black tech pioneers like Katherine Johnson, Phyllis Bolds, Annie Easley, and countless other Black change agents and innovators, this industry would not be one of America’s most prominent and profitable industries.
Every morning, I remind myself that one of Command Shift’s most important commitments is to work with – not on behalf of – women of color from under-resourced areas and non-traditional backgrounds to help accomplish our central goal: Accelerating more women of color in tech sector and tech-enabled industries.