How Tech Companies Are Addressing Diversity

The research and evidence have proven it time and time again. Companies with more diverse leadership and staff are more innovative and profitable than their competitors with lower diversity percentages. However, despite this truth the industry is still slow to increase the number of minorities in their ranks. In 2014 the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recorded statistics on the percentage of minorities and women in the high tech sector and found that compared to overall private industry employment, the high tech sector employs a larger share of whites (63.5 percent to 68.5 percent), Asian Americans (5.8 percent to 14 [...]