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African-Americans made up 7 percent of U.S. high-tech workforce, and just 3 percent of the total Silicon Valley workforce, according to Bloomberg. And the issue isn’t that they just aren’t hiring us, it’s that very few of us are even applying for the jobs.

Actor Omar Gooding sits down with Microsoft’s Rashid Farrell, Sr. HR Manager, and Alfred Ojukwu, Tech Solutions Professional; as well as, Jonathan McKinney, Regional Field Director, NAACP, to discuss the ManCode program and how it helps the level the playing field for under-served African-American males.









9 thoughts on “ManCode Aims To Get Under-Served Black Males Into Tech [WATCH]

  1. G. Burnside on said:

    I do program implamentation for non-profits and youth programming. Please send information on mancode and how to sponsor and youth or hold a conference in the area.

  2. shantele russell on said:

    Please post contact information. My son is graduating high and looking for career choices. We live in Baltimore City.

  3. LaVergne E Wilson on said:

    I have a son, Baye Wilson who is an engineer at Rolls Royce in Indianapolis who is an engineer. He graduated from Southen Illinois University, Carbondale. He would make a good mentor for the Microsoft Mancode service program. He coaches basketball
    and track at the local YMCA. His contact number is 317-554-7701. His email is Baye_W@yahoo.com.

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