Inclusion and Diversity

Inclusion and Diversity

At Qualcomm, we further innovation and accelerate growth by fostering inclusive teams of diverse employees, by reaching out to diverse communities to promote technology education, and by engaging and developing our diverse talent.

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How I became a techie: Janet Tisnado
“I think anybody can get into tech if you have the drive and the passion. If this is what you want and you put the time into it, you can do it.” — Janet Tisnado In my senior year, reps for an internship program came to my high school looking for electrical engineering interns. I got in and that summer, they taught us how chips get made. I learned about everything from...
Jul 1, 2016 12:00 PM ET
How I became a techie: Grace Wang
“I realized that at the end of the day, the things I wanted to do the most were to solve cool, interesting problems and make a difference.” — Grace Wang In my earliest memory of using tech, I was around 10. Both of my parents are computer programmers, and my dad decided he was going to teach me how to program in Visual Basic. I think I made...
Jun 13, 2016 12:00 PM ET
How I became a techie: Beth Keser
“Women may be well represented in high school AP science and math classes, but they’re not choosing to go into engineering. If they had more awareness of what a great career engineering can be and the confidence to pursue engineering, I think there would be a lot more women in STEM careers.” — Beth Keser A calculator. That’s my earliest memory of using technology. I got...
Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM ET
How I became a techie: Serafin Diaz
“Do what you like, enjoy what you do, and everything else becomes easier.” -Serafin Diaz I grew up in La Paz, Baja, Mexico. When I was young, I was fascinated with magnets and had a collection of them. I used to destroy old speaker phones and pull the magnets out. I would tie them with small cords and suspend them, one after the other. I was very eager to see how they...
Jun 1, 2016 12:00 PM ET
How I became a techie: Priya Goverdhan
“I always tell kids: Don’t fear technology, embrace it. And when in doubt, ask.” —Priya Goverdhan My parents are doctors. My sister was already in medical school by the time I was in 12th grade, so I just thought that I would be a doctor. I realized that I loved math more than science. When I was in high school, we would have a lot of power outages. I was always curious...
May 2, 2016 12:00 PM ET