Google is stepping up its efforts to promote diversity in the Silicon Valley by launching a program to train students from a black university. The giant company this week announced a partnership with Howard University, a black university in Washington, to launch a three-month summer program for young, Computer.
Google said that between 25 and 30 students will be selected for accommodation and will be trained by senior Google engineers. This program, called Howard West, will not require any additional fees and students will receive support for accommodation and living.
“We are going to graduate from hundreds of black computer science graduates who are ready for industry and lead the future. They will have the ability to transform global technology into a stronger reflection of the world around us,” said Wayne F. Frederick, president of the university. .