8 February, 2018
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Fix Tech’s Diversity Problem?
It’s often been said that successful entrepreneurs don’t just start businesses; they solve problems. Google made search better. Amazon simplified online buying and selling. Uber and Lyft made transportation easy and reliable.
For Iba Masood, that problem was finding a job. She graduated from the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates in 2010, in the middle of a global economic downturn. Although she graduated “magna cum laude” with three internships under her belt, she still couldn’t land a job post-graduation.
“My first company, Gradberry, was born of necessity,” she explains. “ It helped college grads find jobs.”