Deal Dive: Finally, a startup building a network for those who could benefit the most

2017-08-24_00h03_35 IT総合
The tech industry has tried hard to address its diversity problem, but hiring talent from different backgrounds is only the first “challenge.” A bigger one is retaining them.
Porter Braswell is no stranger to the statistics or to companies’ various excuses for why the numbers are so bad. Early in his career, he struggled to break into tech despite holding internships at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, and was repeatedly told it was a pipeline problem.
So, Braswell launched Jopwell, a career platform for people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds.
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