Intel is hosting a meeting organized by Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition, which has been demanding higher employment for blacks, Latinos and women in tech companies.
The meeting on Dec. 10 follows the participation of the civil rights leader at a Microsoft annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, where he asked, among other things, for a commitment from the company that it would actively search for people of color and women for future board openings and C-suite level positions.
The meeting at Intel’s Santa Clara campus will discuss strategies for bringing more diversity to the tech industry, said an Intel spokeswoman. Intel will be represented by Rosalind Hudnell, its chief diversity officer, she wrote in an email Thursday.