I've seen similar things with white men, including a thesis that was arguably plagiarized. Now he's a CTO. What's your point? The best technical people I've known are WASTED in management. Management is rarely made up of the technical masters.
Sorry, but these stories remind me of all of the food stamp recipient drives a late model Cadillac stories. Incompetent people (of all races and both sexes) get hired and some of them get promoted.
Absolutely, and that is all these initiatives do...further increase the variety of incentives to treat people unfairly, unequally, and dishonestly before, during, and after hiring them.