How Asana Uncovers Underrepresented Engineering Talent

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Sophia Yamauchi - Asana Talent Acquisition Manager, Sophia Baik - CodeSignal Co-Founder

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According to a 2021 study from Hack Future Lab, 93% of leaders agree the DEI agenda is a top priority. However, only 34% believe it is a current strength in their workplace. How can organizations bridge the gap when it comes to attracting and retaining diverse technical talent? Asana has a few ideas. Join CodeSignal’s Co-Founder, Sophia Baik, for an inspirational fireside chat with Sophia Yamauchi, Head of AsanaUP, as they discuss Asana’s unique and highly effective approach to recruiting talent from underrepresented and nontraditional communities through their apprenticeship program. You’ll learn: -What the AsanaUP apprenticeship program is and how they source diverse engineering talent -How Asana converts 82% of engineering apprentices to full time hires through mentorship and development -Advice and insights for other organizations looking to reach talent in underrepresented communities Stay after the discussion for a Live Q&A!

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