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Morehouse Alum Receive $1M From To Tackle The Diversity Gap In Tech

Nonprofit CodeHouse has received $1 million in funding from to continue its mission to combat the diversity gap in technology. Morehouse College alumni and Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. brothers Ernest Holmes and Tavis Thompson founded the 501(c)(3) nonprofit to encourage Black and Latinx students to pursue careers in STEM. Honoring its commitment, CodeHouse has launched various Tech Exposure days to provide educational resources to high schoolers. It also recently launched the CodeHouse Scholars Initiative in March 2021. Through the newly launched four-year program, students receive mentorship, networking opportunities, and technical training, alongside the scholarship. The opportunities afforded to students will fulfill the nonprofit’s goal to strengthen and diversify the pipeline between minority students and industry-leading companies, according to the nonprofit’s website. View this post on Instagram A post shared by CODEHOUSE (@codehouseorg) “As a Morehouse College graduate...

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 7, 2021