Apple CEO Tim cook recently talked with a high school student Rebecca Kahn in the framework of the Innovator to Innovator. It provides community members with NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) the opportunity to ask questions to Apple executives. Reported by Apple Insider.
In the first part of Innovator to Innovator a short interview with cook was a job for Kahn from the teacher of computer science in the school of Porter-Gaud in Charleston. She needed to contact the person interested in the technological sector, which she did by e-mail. Cook answered and had a short interview over the phone.
For a small time she managed to consider several important topics, asking questions about the participation of women in the technology industry, learning coding from an early age and human rights.
Cook said that children should learn to code already in primary school. Apple itself has made efforts to integrate coding into the curricula of public schools and tools for studying, using your app to Swift Playgrounds. The company also conducts seminars on “Hour of code” for young people in the Apple Store.
Tim cook said that he is a supporter of more women in leadership positions. Apple along with other technology firms in Silicon Valley, have been indicted for the apparent lack of women leaders. Although the company underlines the progress in sexual diversity of its employees, Apple is run by very few women. Now among the best employees include the head of the environment Lisa Jackson, head of the retail network Angela Ahrendts and Vice President for integration and diversity Denise young Smith.
Additional interviews and essays with the heads of Apple, expected to be released in the near future in the framework of the festival 2018 AiC Award festivities.tives.
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