The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem – today announced four new initiatives focused on issues of equity, representation, and expanded opportunities in tech with an eye towards enhancing the region’s business competitiveness.
Two years ago SVLG launched an ambitious initiative designed to literally change the face of Silicon Valley, Pledge 25×25. This effort is designed to both help address, and overcome, the systemic professional barriers underrepresented persons face in corporate settings. On behalf of our member companies, since 2021, we’ve made significant progress, learned a few valuable lessons, and maintained momentum in spite of significant social and economic headwinds. However, and at the same time, we have also seen two landmark pieces of board diversity legislation in California struck down and are now existing in a world where race-based college admissions policies are deemed unconstitutional.
SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas criticized the recent Supreme Court ruling against the use of race as a criterion for higher education admissions — rolling back long-standing precedents that permitted affirmative-action programs.
A number of dynamic Silicon Valley companies are heading to Sacramento on Tuesday, May 23, to participate in Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s (SVLG) annual Sacramento Advocacy Day — an event that brings delegation of business leaders to Sacramento for a series of conversations with key members of the executive and legislative branches of government.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem – today announced the launch of three new Centers of Expertise (COEs) in support of the organization’s 2023 agenda: Accelerating the Next Era of Silicon Valley Leadership.
PRESENTED BY On Wednesday, March 29, SVLG will be hosting Moment to Momentum, our in-person Racial Justice & Equity Summit, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Moment to Momentum: The theme of SVLG’s Racial Justice & Equity Summit is a challenge – to ourselves, to our stakeholders, to our member companies. Nearly three years following …
Input your search keywords and press Enter.