By Ann Brown
Google just released its diversity report and the findings aren’t pretty.
This is the first time diversity tech report of 2018, and it comes on the heels of employees presenting a proposal to shareholders that executive pay be tied to gains in diversity and inclusion. Google’s annual diversity report includes its data on hiring, attrition, and the intersection of race and gender. And the bottom line, is that Google still remains very male and very white. The company has a hard time retaining Black employees.
“In 2017, Black employees left Google at the highest rates, followed by Latinx employees; but the attrition numbers also showed that Google was better at retaining female employees than male employees. Google also said it made gains in hiring Asian women,” Wired reported.
But according to Danielle Brown, Google’s vice president and chief diversity officer, the company has been focused on improving its inclusion on women of color especially. “It helps us really highlight where we are and aren’t making progress and ensuring that we don’t leave anyone behind,” she told Wired. Brown was hired in Click here to read entire article