Tech Women of Color Help Change the Stock-Photo Game

“I try to put myself in the shoes of a high school girl who googles ‘black women in tech’ and sees, what, a model with an iPad?’” Morillo said, her voice brimming with warmth, enthusiasm and a brash Bronx attitude. “I just thought, ‘This is crazy. I’ve been here this whole time, why don’t I ever see someone like me? I wish I could do a photo shoot.”

And then she had a second thought. Why not do a photo shoot?

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Twitter hires Apple’s director of inclusion and diversity

Siminoff’s hiring comes as Twitter and other Silicon Valley companies face pressure to diversify their largely male, mostly white workforces. In its most recent report on the demographics of its workers, Twitter said 66 percent of its global workforce was male and 59 percent of U.S. employees were white.

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