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VentureBeat: Facebook launches TechPrep: ‘By 2020 there will be 1M programming jobs left unfulfilled’

Facebook today announced the launch of TechPrep, a new online computer science and programming resource, to address what it sees as a “lack of exposure to computer science and careers in technology,” especially prevalent in “underrepresented groups including Black and Hispanic communities.” TechPrep will be available in English and Spanish, and pulls together hundreds of resources including games, books, […]

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Announcing the launch of TechPrep

Exposing learners, parents and guardians to computer science || By Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity || Diversity is central to Facebook’s mission of creating a more open and connected world – both because it’s the right thing to do and because it’s good for our product and business. Cognitive diversity matters because bringing together people of different characteristics […]

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