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With recent news of more Amazon layoffs, Karen Hunter is joined by founder/leader of AI for the People, Mutale Nkonde, to discuss the fact that these layoffs are disproportionately affecting Black people. Why isn’t this being recognized at a larger scale?
Is a “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” department a scam in the workplace? Tune in to follow the money and understand sneaky initiatives to keep Black workers down.
About Mutale Nkonde:
Mutale is an expert in racial justice and tech, a UN advisor and founder and CEO of Emmy-winning communications firm AI for the People – an organization that supports and retains more Black people in the tech field and works with journalists,policymakers, media and others to increase public understanding about how AI, web3 and quantum computing are changing and harming Black lives. Among the few Black women thought-leaders in tech, Mutale’s story is one of overcoming the odds while being underestimated – a journey relatable to many Black women and girls working to prove their worth every day.
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