A Greater Cincinnati-based nonprofit and a Seattle-founded tech apprenticeship program are joining forces as part of a joint effort to increase Black representation in the tech industry.
The Blacks in Technology Foundation, headquartered in Cleves, said its newly announced partnership with Apprenti will help bridge a talent gap in the tech industry by recruiting, developing and retaining diverse talent. Apprenti, the nation’s first registered tech apprenticeship program that places diverse talent into top tech roles, will collaborate with Blacks in Technology Foundation specifically to expose more Blacks to the tech sector, increase access to tech training opportunities and, ultimately, help Black people secure tech careers.
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Written by Liz Engel.
Originally published April 19, 2021.