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Innovative Technology Stems From a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
This week, learn how innovative technologies are making classrooms more fun and enhancing learning, while equipping farmers with new tools to feed our nation.
Also, read more about the top policy issues weighing on the minds of startup leaders around the country, how the tech industry is solidifying its commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce that champions the LGBTQ+ community, and how a newly signed law will help veterans transition to civilian STEM careers.
What we're reading
Using AI, people who are blind are able to find familiar faces in a room | Microsoft
Three Ways You Can be a Better LGBTQ+ Ally | Intuit Turbotax.Blog
8 companies with an LGBTQ-friendly culture | ebn
Apple now offers gender-neutral versions of nearly ever human emoji, and LGBTQ advocates are praising the company's push toward equal representation | Business Insider
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TechNet in the news
Unique Illinois privacy law leads to $550M Facebook deal | Associated Press
President Trump signs bill into law supporting veterans in STEM careers | Fox 40
Veterans get help from new bill that finds and trains them for STEM jobs | Connectingvets.com
Donald Trump Signs Into Law Marco Rubio’s, Neal Dunn’s Proposal to Move Veterans Into STEM Jobs | Florida Daily
Before you start your weekend
Intuit holds first of its kind Trans Summit emphasizing the importance of employees feeling comfortable to be their true selves at work.