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What Happened When One Startup Tried Affirmative Action Hiring

Making the hire was just the first step in building a more inclusive workplace.

When entrepreneur Mitchell Lee decided it was time to hire another engineer at his startup Penny, he set out to hire someone who broke the mold of a typical Silicon Valley programmer. This week on Decrypted, we're re-airing this episode we first published in January 2017. At the end, you'll hear an update from Bloomberg Technology's Ellen Huet about what's happened at Penny since then.
 

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