Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment
The agenda for the meeting will include a report from each of the ACDDE working groups. The Access to Capital Working Group will report on its ongoing examination of ways to improve access to capital to encourage management and ownership of broadcast properties by a diverse range of voices, including minorities and women. The Digital Empowerment and Inclusion Working Group will discuss its work assessing access, adoption, and use of broadband and new technologies by under-resourced communities. The Diversity in the Tech Sector Working Group will report on its progress in examining issues pertaining to hiring, promotion, and retention of women and minorities in tech industries. This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the ACDDE Chair and the DFO.