City of Los Angeles Awarded "Best of California Winner 2016" Diversity in Technology Initiatives

by City of Los Angeles on August 19, 2016
Technology City

Digital Government’s Best of California 2016

City of Los Angeles’ Diversity in Technology Initiatives. Under the leadership of Mayor Eric Garcetti, the LA Information Technology Agency (ITA) has been delivering a program to improve gender diversity among the city’s technology staff. Initiatives include outreach to local universities and support for civic hackathons and female internships. As a result, the city’s programming staff is now 42 percent female. Additional efforts include encouraging qualified female contractors to compete for city contracts and support for women-owned startups through The Elevate Project of Los Angeles.