Primary Research: Is There Enough Resources In The Tech Industry?

Based on all the posts that I’ve written, it is clear that African Americans and Hispanics are severely underrepresented in the tech industry and STEM related career as a whole. So, I decided to do a research by conducting an interview with my former ENGR 100 instructor Robert Levenson and Javier Kirksey, a 4th year Computer Engineering student at SFSU who is from the underrepresented groups in the tech. Based on the interview, my participants agree that African Americans and Hispanics are underrepresented in the tech industry. However, the two participants split decisions when talking about the resources that tech companies provide. Mr. Levenson claims that the tech industry has plenty of resources, but the underrepresented groups doesn’t use it to their advantage. On the other hand, Javier claims that the tech industry needs more resources to diversify the tech workforce.  Continue reading