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Infor and #YesWeCode Announce GenOne Initiative

September 25, 2018


PR Newswire

Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, and #YesWeCode today announced the launch of GenOne, an Infor and #YesWeCode initiative to increase diversity of the tech workforce in one generation. This initiative, which is in coordination with the Infor Education Alliance Program, was unveilved from the main stage of Inforum, Infor’s annual customer conference, and will continue to expand throughout 2019.

This groundbreaking partnership between #YesWeCode and Infor is being catalyzed by the leadership of Infor CEO Charles Phillips and Social Entrepreneur and Host of The Van Jones show on CNN, Van Jones to recruit, train, and place underrepresented talent in Technology. Participants in this partnership go through a highly-tuned industry and role-based training and support program in under 4 months with the aim of placing them in well-paying roles across the technology ecosystem.