Tag: diversity

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: ‘We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry’

Image: Jeff Christensen and Paul A. Hebert (AP Photo) While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an angel investor. And with a portfolio that includes investments in Lyft, Ring (acquired by Amazon for $1 billion), Cruise (acquired by General […]

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After Sephora Announces Companywide Diversity Training, Customers Say Racial Profiling Isn’t the Only Problem

Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images for Sephora) Sephora, you’re probably going to need more than a morning for this. After singer-songwriter (and former employee) SZA put America’s favorite beauty emporium on blast in early May following a racial profiling incident at its Calabasas location, we expected a requisite grand gesture was soon to follow. 40 […]

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This Game Developer Is Helping Spark Conversations About Representation In Her Industry

Souha Al-Samkari In middle school, Souha Al-Samkari really wanted her own video game console. Up until that point, she’d basically done the beg, borrow, steal thing to get time at friends’ houses or posted up at demos in stores. So when lobbying and begging didn’t work with her parents, she decided she could earn a […]

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