Chip Shot: Intel CEO Announces Diversity Progress Update, $5 Million Investment in Oakland Unified School District

Today Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that Intel is entering into a memorandum of understanding with the Oakland Unified School District and will invest $5 million over the next five years to implement a comprehensive, education transformation solution that will create a computer science and engineering pathway for more than 2,400 students with a graduating cohort of 600 students over the next five years. Krzanich also announced a goal of $1 billion spending over the next five years in diverse-owned businesses and said that Intel is on track to meet overall hiring goals for the year for women and under-represented minorities. The announcement was made during Krzanich’s keynote address at the Rainbow PUSH Tech 2020 Summit. Read more from Chief Diversity Officer Rosalind Hudnell.