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Is Google's Tech Exchange Program Living Up To The Dream? HBCU Students Don't Think So

Google’s Tech Exchange program made many promises to invest in more Black engineers, but has the big tech company been delivering on them? Not quite, and Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students and faculty who have been a part of the program have stepped forward to express their disappointment. In the summer of 2017, Google teamed up with Howard University (HU) to launch Howard West, the first ideation of what the Google Tech Exchange program is today. Howard West started as an exchange program that allowed accepted HBCU computer science students to study at Google’s Mountain View campus for a semester. While Google promised to bring 700 HBCU students to its West Coast campus to participate in the Tech exchange program in the first five years, CNBC reported that the company is far behind that mark since less than 200 Black students have been welcomed to participate. While Google has been failing to reach the goals it set with this program, it seems like...

May 14, 2021

Google Announces $7B Investment to Provide 10,000 Jobs, Expand U.S. Office Spaces and Data Centers

Google has announced another ambitious effort that is betting it all on America’s post-pandemic office spaces. As the U.S. looks to begin its road to recovery post-pandemic, Google has shared that it wishes to help lead those recovery efforts by offering a $7 billion investment plan that aims to back office spaces and data centers across the country as well as generate 10,000 new full-time jobs at the company, a blog post reports. This multi-billion dollar plan also includes investing in communities that are new to Google and expanding in others across 19 U.S. states, most notably its California headquarters which will receive a over $1 billion in investments. “Coming together in person to collaborate and build community is core to Google’s culture, and it will be an important part of our future. So we continue to make significant investments in our offices around the country, as well as our home state of California, where we will be investing over $1 billion this year,” Sundar...

Mar 22, 2021