Twitter has brought on Candi Castleberry-Singleton as the new vice president of inclusion and diversity. Twitter is huge amongst all races and with the rise of #BlackTwitter the social media service is making an attempt to better reflect the demographics of its users, USA TODAY reports.
Over the past couple of years, the social media site has gotten backlash for the lack of women and people of color behind the business. Controversy arose when Jeffrey Siminoff, a white man was hired to lead the companies diversity efforts.
“I’m so excited to join the team at Twitter to lead inclusion and diversity efforts for employees and the Twitter community,” Castleberry-Singleton said in a statement.
Candi Castleberry who has spent years working in the field of diversity and inclusion for major corporations is ready to take on this position. She will be replacing Jeffrey Siminoff, who stepped down early this year.