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Boosting Opportunities for Women in Detroit through Customized Coding Bootcamp

Perficient believes that the best companies are the ones that invest in the professional growth of every colleague while embracing each person’s individual backgrounds, voices, and perspectives. We also believe that diversity and inclusion are constant pursuits and that more can be done to create equitable opportunities throughout the technology industry. Research shows that the […]

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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MiHC La Puerta Portal Opens the Door to Success for Hispanic Students in Detroit

Perficient is pleased to announce, along with the Michigan Hispanic Collaborative (MiHC), the enhanced availability of the La Puerta portal. Perficient developed the La Puerta portal framework as a way of giving back to the Detroit community and to pave the way for students to benefit from a college education. The Michigan Hispanic Collaborative’s goal […]

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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 […]

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Driving STEM Education and Career Opportunities through the Perficient Bright Paths Program

As a leading digital consultancy with more than 4,500 global colleagues, Perficient is committed to expanding the expertise of each colleague and creating more opportunities for career growth in the communities where we live and work. We recently announced Perficient’s Bright Paths program – a new initiative designed to advance STEM education and career opportunities […]

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Fighting Truth and Mythology: Educating Black Patients About COVID-19

I grew up in the healthcare world watching my mother, a Black nurse for more than 50 years, as she worked in hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Now, at 73, my mother works in an assisted living community close to patients at high risk for contracting COVID-19. Once a week, my mother undergoes […]

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Increasing Diversity in the Refining and Petrochemical Industries

At Perficient our colleagues not only get involved within our company, but within the industries they serve. A veteran of the oil and gas industry, Cheryl Scott is no different.  Over the course of her career, Cheryl maintained a strong association with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM). AFPM was formed over 120 years […]

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Perficient WIT Group Shares Advice for Women Taking a Job in Technology

Perficient Colleagues Share How to Build a Successful Career in Technology We recently asked the Women in Tech group at Perficient what advice they would give for a woman hoping to build a career in the technology industry and their thoughtful advice was both inspirational and actionable.  Demonstrate Expertise The biggest theme, having confidence in […]

Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon is Community Togetherness, Big-Tent Diversity, and Inclusion

In March, I was meeting with a group working on a conference that was designed to be a Microsoft MTC led event for Modern Workplace. We had a great team and some awesome speakers. Michael Gannotti and I kicked off the keynote with special callouts to Microsoft Teams usage on the front lines with virtual […]

Resource Tips for Trying Times: Reach Diverse Audiences [Healthcare Series]

We hope you, your family and coworkers are well. This blog is second in a series of tips aimed to strengthen healthcare organizations in practical ways right now. TIP: Communicate to non-English-speaking audiences “We’re all in this together.” That statement has become a standard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, yet some populations in the U.S. aren’t […]

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