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The Sky’s The Limit: How Dropbox Partners With Skyline High To Support Computer Science Education

Sometimes it just takes a little inspiration to lead young people into careers that could change their lives. That’s why Dropbox, one of the leading collaboration platforms, offers opportunities for its employees to influence students from local schools through their community engagement program. Dropbox is partnering with Skyline High in Oakland, California through the Oakland Public Education Fund. This non-profit is apart of a larger initiative called Circle the Schools, where the goal is to align companies, like Dropbox, with local Bay Area public schools to provide additional support to teachers and students. Volunteers also participate in various events like Computer Science Week to inspire students and show them that there are many different career paths available in the field of technology. The company expanded its efforts to include Skyline High and Bret Harte Elementary school in the Bay Area in 2018 after successfully partnering with Mission High School in San Francisco...

Oct 8, 2019

How Angela Roseboro, Global Head Of Diversity At Dropbox, Is Driving Change In Tech

Angela Roseboro is striving to be the best agent of change that she can be. The Global Head of Diversity at Dropbox shared the details of her transition from the financial world to that of tech in a must-read profile with Forbes . In it, we found so many gems — from the difference between finance and tech spaces to what millennials will bring to the diversity table as they continue to enter and influence the workforce. She’s used strategies from her other career transitions and the ability to adapt to make the change to tech seamlessly. But one thing she’s noticed from the world of tech is that there’s a much faster pace at which things move. And although the conversations around making diversity and inclusion cornerstones of business feel new, Roseboro wants it to be known that D&I have been present for quite a while. “I think it feels new because we are talking about it more publicly,” she said. In general, Roseboro has noticed that employees are curious about how the leaders of...

Apr 19, 2018