Posts Tagged ‘diversity and inclusion’

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Advancing Diversity in Tech: Perficient Bright Paths Program Expands to Detroit & Lafayette

As the leading digital consultancy with more than 5,000 global colleagues, Perficient is committed to driving STEM education and career growth opportunities, and enhancing the communities in which we live and work. The Perficient Bright Paths Program, specifically, is an initiative designed to serve those who may not have access or opportunity to pursue their […]

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Shine Bright: Celebrating Perficient’s Bright Paths Student Graduation

Bright Paths Program Offers In-Demand Tech Skills to 22 Women in Detroit Today, Perficient is proud to announce the graduation of our first Perficient Bright Paths program and celebrate the 22 women graduating from the class, helping to advance STEM education and career opportunities for underrepresented constituencies and communities. These women have taken their tech […]

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Bright Paths Students Bring Ingenuity to Custom App Development

Perficient is a company full of unique populations, and we’re committed to investing in resources that develop the skills of our colleagues while embracing diverse perspectives and voices. It’s a commitment that Perficient made to nearly 5,000 colleagues earlier this year through the Perficient People Promise, which promises to champion, challenge, and celebrates every colleague. […]

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Bright Paths Students Demonstrate New Skills with Incredible Variety of Apps

Working in a global digital consultancy, our colleagues thrive on our challenging, fast-paced projects. And over the past twelve weeks, the students in Perficient’s Bright Paths program surely know a thing or two about fast-paced project execution! Within mere weeks, 22 women are in the final stages of completing a Perficient-sponsored coding bootcamp in Detroit; […]

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Perficient Formalizes ERGs to Drive Global Connection for Colleagues

As the leading global digital consultancy, helping clients adapt to change is what Perficient’s business is built on. So it’s no surprise that internally, how we engage as an employee population will shift as we grow, as well. Perficient is a company full of unique populations, and multicultural competency and understanding is critical to our […]

Perficient and the Mark Cuban Foundation to Host AI Bootcamp

Perficient is comprised of more than 4,500 colleagues worldwide. Individually and collectively, we are passionate about using our time and talent to give back to the communities where we live and work. We recently announced a new collaboration with the Mark Cuban Foundation, a personal foundation empowering communities and nonprofit organizations, to host a free […]

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Perficient’s Bright Paths Program Welcomes 25 Women to Tech in Detroit

Today, Perficient colleagues are excited to welcome 25 new women to the tech industry as the first Perficient Bright Paths training program kicks off at an online pop-up campus in Detroit! The Perficient-sponsored Hackbright Academy offers 25 women a fully-paid, customized coding bootcamp over the next ten weeks. This all-women coding bootcamp and software engineering […]

A Cultural Celebration Happy Hour

At Perficient, we value and champion diversity. We believe that our individual differences make us stronger as a team.  Perficient Champions Our Diverse Community In September 2020, Perficient colleagues gathered for the month’s highly-anticipated social event: A Cultural Celebration Happy Hour. This event, planned by the Cultural and Social Committee, highlighted the rich diversity of our […]

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How is Diversity and Inclusion Incorporated into Your 2021 Digital Roadmap?

A year and a half ago I published an updated view of Digital Responsibility as part of our Digital Essentials series. It challenged the notion that digital responsibility starts and ends with data privacy, and introduced the idea of incorporating accessibility, diversity, and inclusion into digital responsibility mandates. While some organizations had started considering these […]