How Silicon Valley is trying to fix its diversity problem

Via PBS Newshour

Silicon Valley continues efforts to diversify its employee base. 71% Men 29% Women 60% White 23% Asian 8% Latino 7% Black

Silicon Valley, the home of the California tech industry, has long been criticized for its lack of diversity. Almost two years after major companies, led by Google and Intel, started to publicize their diversity numbers, the ethnic and gender makeup of the industry’s work force remains almost the same.

Analysis of employees at the leading tech firms that report such figures reveals, on average, 71 percent are men, 29 percent are women, 60 percent identify as white, 23 percent Asian, 8 percent Latino, and 7 percent black.

So, what exactly is Silicon Valley doing to improve its diversity?  Watch this story from the PBS Newshour.

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