Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

5 Ways Obama’s TechHire Initiative Will Drive Diversity in the Industry

Written By Vivek Ravisankar | April 23, 2015

President Obama has been vocal about the role that technology will play in creating greater opportunities for all Americans. Private companies like LaunchCode have already been helping people achieve the American Dream by offering upward mobility through technology. The president’s latest initiative on this front, TechHire, dedicates $100 million to train people without technical skills for in-demand, well-paying technical jobs, and match them with employers that have “urgent” needs in fields like cyber security, software development and coding.

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