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World Wide Technology Commits $3 Million to Drive DE&I

“It’s up to all of us to be positive change makers, to leave a world behind better than what we found. And in that spirit, and on behalf of World Wide Technology, I’m excited to announce a continued $3 million financial commitment, focused on driving inclusion in the economy and creating a more diverse and equitable workforce by 2023. Together let’s make a new world happen.”

Channel Futures: The company’s commitment was announced as part of last weekend’s Global Citizen Live event.

The Fugees performed in NYC

by Buffy Naylor

World Wide Technology (WWT) has committed $3 million to focus on driving digital inclusion. Their goal is to help create a more diverse and equitable workforce by 2023. Matt Horner WWT’s executive vice president of global enterprise sales, took to the stage at last weekend’s Global Citizen Live event to share the news with attendees.

Jennifer Lopez also took the stage

Global Citizen Live is part of Global Citizen’s 2021 global campaign, a Recovery Plan for the World. The Plan’s five key objectives are ending COVID-19 for all, ending the hunger crisis, resuming learning for all, protecting the planet and advancing equity for all.

The Global Citizen Live event began at 4:00 p.m. EDT on Sat., Sept. 25, and ran for 24 hours. The event featured performances and appearances from 15 stages on six continents. Horner appeared on the stage in New York:

 
Read the full article from Channel Futures here.