Published On: Wed, Jun 28th, 2017

Twitter has a new VP of inclusion and diversity


A few months after Jeffrey Siminoff left his position as VP of farrago and inclusion during Twitter, a association has brought on Candi Castleberry Singleton to lead Twitter’s farrago efforts.

“I’m so vehement to join a organisation during Twitter to lead inclusion and farrago efforts for employees and a Twitter community,” Castleberry Singleton pronounced in a matter to TechCrunch. “I’ve spent most of my career heading organizational change and building ID into core business practices, and we demeanour brazen to bringing what I’ve schooled to Twitter and building on a company’s good progress!”

Castleberry Singleton before founded a Dignity Respect Campaign, and before led farrago and inclusion efforts during Motorola.

Twitter’s latest farrago news showed a association was creation some swell around a employing of underrepresented minorities. In a final year or so, Twitter’s high-profile appointment of Debra L. Lee, authority and CEO of BET Networks, as good as a employing of Jayanta Jenkins, a company’s tellurian organisation artistic director, helped a association strech a idea of carrying 6 percent or some-more underrepresented minorities in care roles, that includes people during a executive turn and above.

Overall, Twitter is 57 percent white, 32 percent Asian, 3 percent black, 4 percent Hispanic/Latinx, 3 percent multi-racial, reduction than one percent American Indian and Native Hawaiian in a U.S. and 37 percent womanlike worldwide, adult from 34 percent in 2015.

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