The Arizona Technology Council today released its Q2 2021 Arizona Technology Industry Impact Report, providing new details on the growth of the state’s technology sector.
Diversity & Inclusion
“Investing in Tucson is an investment in the world,” says Arizona Technology Council VP Karla Morales. “Both those who grow up here and those that come to pursue an education go on to work and live all over the globe—setting the tone for how Tucson is seen at a global level. The better we are a community, the more attractive we will be to businesses to come in and bring jobs with them.”
Intel Corporation releases its corporate responsibility report; Arizona State University retains the top U.S. spot for efforts toward United Nations sustainability goals; University of Advancing Technology students create 26 new tech innovations; Banner Health launches its digital health program with virtual care platform; Paragon Space Development Corporation is awarded two new NASA contracts; Digital Air Strike technology is helping auto dealers solve inventory challenges; Telecommunications manufacturer Viavi Solutions buys East Valley building for HQ; and more.
Black history is American history, and Black History month shines a light on the many contributions of so many Black people in the country that, for so long, did not have a flashlight. President Gerald Ford said it best: “Seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” The tech industry is no exception. Read on to learn about five tech innovations by Black inventors.
Barbara Whye is the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and Corporate VP of Social Impact and Human Resources at Intel. In this Q&A interview with Forbes, Barbara explains how she sees diversity work in the current moment.
The Arizona Technology Council’s June 2020 Tech Inclusion Forum featured Reuben Miller, Director in Intel Corporation’s director of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact. Moderated by Stefanie Causey, CxO Consultant at Savvy XaaS LLC, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.