Saturday September 19, 2020

Driving diversity in the tech industry

Salesforce has given out $120 million in grants

22nd May, 2016
Charlotte Finn, vice president of EMEA

Salesforce is one of the new breed of online businesses that says it takes diversity seriously. To this end, it has been working with Stemettes founder Anne-Marie Imafidon, supporting her efforts to bring more girls into the technology industry. But the company’s commitment to philanthropy predates this initiative.

“When Salesforce was launched, [company founder] Marc Benioff founded the philanthropic Salesforce Foundation on the same day, because he knew in order to be taken...

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