There will soon be 1 million open jobs in tech but only 500,000 will be filled with the existing labor pool. At the same time, there is a marked gender and racial disparity. Fixing the latter may very well fix the former, according to Dell Chief Customer Officer Karen Quintos. In this episode, Quintos shares how businesses can work to eliminate bias, scale up their diversity efforts, and fill the pipeline for new tech talent.
Dr Carolina Cruz-Neira discusses how her background in ballet influenced her career in STEAM, highlighting the importance of STEAM education in defining tomorrow’s workforce.
How does an aspiring dancer become a pioneer of virtual reality technology? On this week’s episode, we highlight the extraordinary life of Dr Carolina Cruz-Neira, Interim Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Executive Director of Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. As one of the inventors of the CAVE (cave automatic virtual environment) she is able to transport a room of people virtually to any place in the world, creating a collaborative learning environment. Hear more from Dr Cruz-Neira about the exciting applications of this technology.
In this interview, Tamara McCleary talks to Dr. May Wang, Co-Founder & CTO of ZingBox, about how AI & machine learning can be used to secure the IoT, how their technology is transforming the healthcare industry and what it will enable in the near future.
In this episode, actress-turned-entrepreneur Nikki Reed talks about the innovative way her business, BaYou with Love, is using technology to promote sustainability and leave a legacy of good.
Studies suggest that diversity is important not only for employee morale, but also for profitability.