diversity report

  • Twitter doesn’t have quite as many white employees as it did last year

    Twitter doesn’t have quite as many white employees as it did last year

    But there are still a lot. Twitter just released its first diversity report since hiring Jeffrey Siminoff, the former director of worldwide inclusion and diversity at Apple, in December 2015. Overall, Twitter is 57% white, 32% Asian, 3% black, 4% Hispanic/Latinx, 3% multi-racial, less than one percent American Indian and Native Hawaiian in the U.S. and 37% female worldwide, up from 34% in… Read More

  • Grace Hopper organizers finally release their own diversity report 

    Grace Hopper organizers finally release their own diversity report 

    After years of advocating for diversity and inclusion, and telling tech companies how to improve in that area, the Anita Borg Institute has released a diversity report of its own. The Anita Borg Institute, the organization behind the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, is on par with the likes of the tech companies it critiques when it comes to diversity. The… Read More

  • Pinterest has lowered its hiring goals for women in engineering roles

    Pinterest has lowered its hiring goals for women in engineering roles

    Pinterest found that the 30% hiring rate it set for women in engineering roles was doing too much, so it’s lowering its 2017 goal to 25%, Pinterest disclosed on its blog today. “We still aspire to 30%—but realize it’s likely going to take more than 12 months to get there,” Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann wrote on the company’s blog. Over the past year… Read More

  • Dropbox is slightly more diverse than it was last year

    Dropbox is slightly more diverse than it was last year

    Dropbox today released its latest diversity report, showing a slight increase in overall representation of underrepresented minorities at the company. Dropbox is now 3% black, up from 2% black last year, and 6% Latino, up from 5% last year. Regarding senior leadership roles, Dropbox increased the percentage of women in those roles from 21% last year to 27%. As you can see above, Dropbox… Read More

  • Airbnb’s female employee representation down since last diversity report

    Airbnb’s female employee representation down since last diversity report

    Airbnb recently released its 2016 diversity report, showing a 57% white workforce (last year, Airbnb was 63% white) and 43% female workforce — a 3% decline from last year. Although Airbnb lost some female employees, the company noted that it has doubled the number of women in senior leadership roles and increased the number of women in technical roles. Regarding underrepresented… Read More

  • Intel has a leaky bucket

    Intel has a leaky bucket

    This apparently bears repeating: putting resources toward attracting and hiring diverse candidates is useless if you can’t retain them. I’m looking at you, Intel. Intel, which last year made a $300 million commitment to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace, released its mid-year diversity report yesterday, and the results are nothing to be proud about. Intel has until 2020 to… Read More

  • Rev. Jesse Jackson says Apple is ‘setting the pace’ around diversity and inclusion

    Rev. Jesse Jackson says Apple is ‘setting the pace’ around diversity and inclusion

    About one year ago, Apple unveiled a diversity site featuring its employee representation data and a letter from Apple CEO Tim Cook about the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Today, Apple has revealed its latest diversity numbers, showing slight but consistent improvement year over year. Worldwide, Apple is 68 percent male and 32 percent female (last year, Apple was… Read More

  • Facebook is slightly less white, but not any darker

    Facebook is slightly less white, but not any darker

    Facebook’s latest diversity report is a lot more of the same, with the exception of two components: LGBTQA employee representation and hiring data from the last 12 months. Facebook also announced a $15 million investment in Code.org to help the non-profit organization develop computer science curriculum among underrepresented student populations. Here are the high-level stats. Facebook… Read More

  • GitHub’s diversity is just as bad as the rest of Silicon Valley’s

    GitHub’s diversity is just as bad as the rest of Silicon Valley’s

    GitHub, the online repository startup, has released its first-ever diversity and inclusion report, revealing that it’s no different from the rest of tech companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. At a high level, GitHub is 64% male worldwide and 64% white in the U.S. That said, the company has improved since the end of 2014, when it was 79% male and 21% female worldwide. Among leading… Read More