About Hack.Diversity

We tackle the underrepresentation of high-skilled minority employees in Boston’s innovation economy. We recruit Black and Latino computer science and engineering students into the city’s fastest-growing companies — training, coaching and mentoring both employer and employee throughout the experience.

What’s our vision? We want a 100% increase in the number of blacks and latinos working in the innovation economy in Boston.

This is how we do it

Students graduating from coding bootcamps, 2 and 4-year colleges apply

Once selected, students are put into a small and engaged cohort

Throughout the program, students go through career and interview coaching

Students start the summer with an internship with some of the fastest growing companies

Founding Host Companies

Founding Partners

Board of Advisors

JEFF BUSSGANG

Flybridge Capital & Hack.Diversity Cofounder

DAN PHILLIPS

CloudHealth Technologies

DAVE MELVILLE

The Bowdoin Group

GREG SHELL

Bain Capital Double Impact

MIKE TROIANO

G20 Ventures

NEERAJ AGRAWAL

Battery Ventures

PAMELA ALDSWORTH

Silicon Valley Bank

SCOTT FRIEND

Bain Capital Ventures

TARLIN RAY

Kaplan Labs

Talent Sources

  • Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
  • Bentley University
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • CodeSquad Full Stack
  • Framingham State University
  • General Assembly, Boston
  • Greenfield Community College
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
  • Massasoit Community College
  • North Shore Community College
  • Northeastern University
  • Northern Essex Community College
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Quincy College
  • Resilient Coders
  • Roxbury Community College
  • Saint Anselm College
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology

The Team

Jody Rose

President

ANGELA LIU

Associate Director

Alexa Goldman

Partnerships Manager

Raven Williams

Program Associate

Andrea Whitley

Senior Manager, Partnerships