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4 ways tech companies can tackle diversity

Posted on June 20, 2017 – 10:56 amNo Comment | 346 views

There are several key attributes that organizations that successfully retain and advance women and other underrepresented minorities in technical roles share:

  • A top-down commitment to addressing cultural bias
  • A regular, disciplined review of the numbers of women employed in all career stages, as well as comparative analysis to similar organizations
  • An explicit focus on retaining and promoting women
  • An all-hands-on-deck approach to formal training on the value of gender diversity.

Everyone benefits from having a more-inclusive work culture, and companies must acknowledge that women and underrepresented minorities cannot solve this problem alone. The companies that make measurable advances toward diversity goals do so because they have paid attention—across the entire organization—to implementing these solutions.

This is part of an article by Elizabeth Ames of Fortune magazine. For the complete story, click here.

 

 

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