The Leaky Tech Pipeline
The Leaky Tech Pipeline
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The Lack of Racial and Gender Diversity in the Tech Workforce

Due to a combination of biases and barriers in the recruitment, hiring, performance review, and promotion processes, race and gender disparities in the technology workforce are stark and companies do not reflect the demographics of the United States workforce.

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Demographics of the Tech Workforce

Despite the availability of diverse talent among the U.S. labor force and among computing degree earners, tech companies have failed to hire and retain employees from diverse backgrounds, resulting in a workforce that is predominantly white and male.

Leadership in Tech

Women and professionals of color are much less likely to hold leadership positions in tech companies. Having leaders from diverse backgrounds is associated with improved innovation, increased revenue, implementation of leadership-driven commitment to diversity, and providing visible role models for junior professionals.

Diversity Across Top Tech Companies

The largest revenue-grossing technology companies headquartered in the United States have employee populations which do not reflect the diversity of the country and the workforce.

D&I in Tech Workplaces
Senior Engineer Erica Joy Baker describes the need for tech workplaces to prioritize diversity and inclusion.
We've got to make sure that everybody is getting a fair shot. The next Steve Jobs might be named Stephanie or Esteban. They might never set foot in Silicon Valley. We've got to unleash the full potential of every American - not leave more than half the team on the bench. Barack Obama - 44th President of the United States