Friday, December 22, 2000

ITworld, 12/22/2000 (Clifford Clarke, Steve Edmonson, Les Pearson, Carl Williams, George Williams)

Equity? "I have seen in certain situations, although the [white executives] try to disguise it, African American men and women and other minorities being dealt a little harsher treatment. I know they're held to different standards. I've seen two people with the same sales quotas, and all sorts of excuses were given for the non-minority not making his numbers, but when it came to the minority, they're saying "You should make that number.' Yet he was given the worst territory out there."

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Monday, December 11, 2000

ComputerWorld, 12/11/2000

Dabbling at Diversity. Vincent Estacio, 29, is an up-and-coming systems administrator at Sun Microsystems Inc. in Mountain View, Calif. In August, he graduated from a community-college-based program that trains minorities with IT potential, and now he's working full-time on Sun's systems migration team...

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Monday, December 4, 2000

Digital Divide Network, 12/4/2000 (BDPA Cincinnati)

BDPA Cincinnati Reaches Youth and Beyond. BDPA Cincinnati's mission is to become a member-focused organization that exists to provide professional development programs, services and community outreach to position our members at the forefront of the information technology industry. The BDPA Cincinnati was chartered in December 1989.

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