CTA Expands Diversity and Inclusion at CES and Via Venture Fund Investments

(From left to right):Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient; Karen Chupka, EVP, CES; Jean Foster, SVP, Marketing and Communications, CTA; Tiffany Moore, SVP, Political and Industry Affairs, CTA Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

CTA today announced a series of initiatives to expand the diversity and inclusion at CES and in the consumer technology industry at large, including its first investments in venture companies led by and supporting firms led by women and people of color, as well as new inclusive initiatives at CES. CTA is hoping to reverse a disturbing trend; according to a report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the tech industry employs a smaller share of African-Americans, Hispanics and women than the rest of the private sector.

Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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