Building diversity in tech from the ground up
from San Francisco Chronicle
The child of Nigerian immigrants, Lolade Oshin was often the only black person in her class. In Toronto, she was one of five in her school. Developing her sense of self as a preteen meant understanding that it was not only OK to be different, but it was also a strength. Hector Robles left his little sister and his mom in Mexico when he was 14 to start high school in Atlanta, where his father already lived. He spoke no English. His pace of life quickened. He had to adapt to life in a new culture — without his extended family.
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