Salesforce.org, , and F5 Networks announced that they will join the , an initiative to double the number of black, Latina, and Native American women receiving computing degrees by 2025. They join other members in becoming founding members.
Coalition member companies have pledged over $15 million towards a collective, philanthropic fund to invest in programs supporting underrepresented women of color pursuing computer science degrees. This is part of Riot’s way of making amends after being exposed for having a . By no means has Riot’s controversy blown over, as the .
Existing coalition members include other high-profile tech firms such as Adobe, BNY Mellon, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, and Verizon.
Though many tech companies have individually invested in diversity and inclusion efforts, the industry as a