Intel Allocates $300 Million for Workplace Diversity
FRANCISCO — Over the last year, Apple, Google and other big technology
companies have faced mounting criticism by civil rights leaders about
the lack of diversity in their work forces, which are populated mostly
by white and Asian men.
Now Intel, the giant chip maker, is taking more concrete steps to do something about it.
Tuesday, Intel said the company’s work force would better reflect the
available talent pool of women and underrepresented minority groups in
the United States within five years. If successful, the plan would
increase the population of women, blacks, Hispanics and other groups at
Intel by at least 14 percent during that period, the company said...