What’s Holding Companies Back From Expanding Diversity

October 31, 2019

“Nathifa Wright, a 30-year-old African-American woman from Oakland, Calif., had dropped out of college and was working two retail jobs when she joined the [Year Up] program. She interned at PayPal and eventually got a degree from San Jose State University and a full-time job at the company, where she has worked for the past seven years supporting IT needs for the internal communications team. Since 2015, PayPal has hosted 108 Year Up interns and hired more than 50 of them full time.”

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