Thu Jun 04, 2020 | In News

THE POOR REPRESENTATION OF BLACK CANADIANS IN TECH IS LACKING ATTENTION

Written by: Giovanni HoSang, SFU Student

I have been in the Bachelors of Science in computing science at SFU since transferring here from Jamaica’s University of the West Indies in 2015. In that time, the culture shock I’ve experienced has been massive. I’ve found it rather difficult to be comfortable in certain spaces as the (at most times) only Black student amongst other students, some of whom don’t particularly understand certain issues in the Black community, sometimes belittling our experiences.

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