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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Leads Discussion with Leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

“I’m profoundly grateful to our HBCU partners for joining us to discuss leadership in education and paving the path for a better, more inclusive tech industry,” says Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during a discussion with leaders from six partner Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Clockwise from upper-left: Lakecia Gunter, chief of staff to CEO, Intel; Mike Mayberry, CTO, Intel; John Page, chairman, board of directors, Tuskegee University; Ruth Simmons, president, Prairie View A&M University; David Wilson, president, Morgan State University; Krzanich; Harold Martin, chancellor, North Carolina A&T State University; Larry Robinson, president, Florida A&M University; Barbara Whye, chief diversity officer, Intel; Charlotte Morris, president, Tuskegee University; Anthony Wutoh, provost, Howard University; Joseph Nsengimana, Global Diversity and Inclusion director, Intel; Heather Mattisson, HBCU Program Manager, Intel. (Intel Corporation) Multimedia Gallery URL

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Brian Krzanich, Intel Corporation chief executive officer, met with presidents and leaders from six partner Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) today to discuss programs and opportunities to equip students with the relevant skills to succeed in the technology sector. In 2017, Intel invested $4.5 million in a new grant program to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) pathways for HBCU students. As part of that program, $3.9 million was awarded directly to the HBCUs and $600,000 was earmarked for workshops and discussions like today’s that bring HBCUs and the technology industry together to help expand the recruiting pipeline for diverse talent.

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