In the CIO Magazine article "4 nonprofits fostering diversity and career advancement in IT" by Sarah K. White:
Nonprofit organizations like Year Up are actively addressing the lack of diversity in the IT industry by focusing on diversifying the talent pipeline, transforming tech leadership, and empowering underrepresented workers. Despite recent efforts, the IT sector still faces challenges in areas such as hiring practices and advancement opportunities, hindering the creation of truly inclusive workplaces.
In response, organizations like Year Up have emerged to support individuals at different career stages, from entry-level to C-suite, in breaking into and advancing within the tech industry. These organizations collaborate with corporate sponsors, provide networking opportunities, and offer career insights to foster diversity and inclusion in IT. This article highlights Year Up alongside three other notable organizations making a significant impact in promoting diversity within the IT sector.