CARE Awarded $250,000 Research Grant by Petsmart Charities®; Work Will Focus on DEI Issues Within Animal Welfare Industry

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) was awarded a $250,000 research grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. Funding will support a year-long program that will provide research and analysis to address the lack of representation of people of color and other marginalized groups within the animal … Read more

National Diversity Council Launches Multi-State Virtual DiversityFIRST™ Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) Certification Program

In 2015, National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ program graduated its inaugural class of 23 Certified Diversity Professionals (CDPs) and to date, have graduated over 700. This year, the DiversityFIRST™ Certified Diversity Professionals (CDP) program will be offered virtually in 24 cities across the United States: Click here for additional dates and a virtual location nearest you: … Read more

First Three Winners of Fairwinds Scholarship to the Turing School of Software and Design Scholarship Announced

Fairwinds, which provides Kubernetes configuration validation software backed by a suite of services and open source tooling, continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion programs by awarding the first three of six scholarships to the Turing School of Software and Design. The scholarships are designed to help students who identify as Black, Indigenous and People … Read more

New Hallo Report Finds Just 40 Black Founders Raised Venture Capital in Q4 2020

Diversity recruiting platform Hallo has published the findings from their latest research report — Black Founder Funding Q4 2020.  This is Hallo’s second quarterly report in their Black Founder Funding series which aims to track the funding raised by startups led by Black founders.  Last year, as nationwide protests against racial injustice began, many venture … Read more