Revature Partners with BUiLT to Provide Technology Career Pathways for Black Professionals
Partnership to help increase representation in tech industry
Reston, VA [July 19, 2021] – Revature, the largest employer of emerging technology talent in the United States, today announced its partnership with Blacks United in Leading Technology International (BUiLT), the largest community and nonprofit professional organization that focuses on black people in the technology industry.
Through this partnership, Revature and BUiLT will work to increase the representation and participation of Black people in the technology industry by providing pathways to employment in positions across the United States. BUiLT members employed by Revature will gain experience in the latest enterprise-level programming skills through an intensive, paid training. Following training, Revature Associates work on projects for the company’s blue chip client companies throughout the U.S.
“We are excited to join BUiLT’s community of partners, with a collective mission to diversify the tech industry,” said Revature CEO Ashwin Bharath. “Through this partnership, Black technologists have the opportunity to launch their careers as tech professionals and positively impact the industry.”
“BUiLT is pleased to partner with Revature in filling the pipeline with both jobs and education for Black people entering tech,” said Chairman of the Board and Executive Director Peter Beasley of BUiLT. “Partnerships by industry leaders, like Revature, with the many great nonprofit organizations working to help society; together we can deliver lasting benefits to improve diversity in tech. The program serves to fill the thousands of un-filled tech jobs we have in America today with the ever-emerging new workforce of diverse technologists,” said Beasley.
This new program streamlines the hiring process in ways that maximize tech-talent retention. The two organizations have goals to positively impact thousands of lives and communities over the upcoming years.