It’s projected that people of color will become the majority of the U.S. population between 2040 and 2050. As we talk about positioning them for the Future of Work, we must first look critically at the present state of affairs. Black unemployment has remained twice as high as white unemployment ever since the Bureau of …
Future of Work
Even prior to the current global pandemic — which has disproportionately affected minority communities — educational, networking, and funding opportunities in tech were limited for marginalized communities. Now, Black women leading tech ecosystems are working to ensure that the resources and networks they’ve worked to build don’t disappear.
Through the years, more tech companies have been adopting the practice to provide transparency in their employee data. But without the requirement to release this information, measuring inequality within private companies and organizations continues to be more of a challenge without the data to back up the inquiry.
In the coming weeks, New Profit will be unveiling an unprecedented opportunity to spur workforce innovation with equity at its core, powered by $6 million in direct funds. In addition to covering more future of work-related topics here at The Plug, we’ll be inviting you to take part in exclusive virtual information sessions to learn more about how you can partner directly with New Profit as this new initiative unfolds.