Monday November 28, 2016

Why Can’t Silicon Valley Solve Its Diversity Problem?

Why can't Silicon Valley solve its diversity problem? Maybe it's the same reason the coal mining industry can't solve its 99.9% male problem and why nine out of ten registered nurses are female. I think we need to just start forcing people into careers they don't want to satisfy the pie chart people. roll eyes (sarcastic)

"The brogrammer culture, the hoodies, the flip-flops, the ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ type of vibe," Stephanie Lampkin, the C.E.O. and founder of Blendoor, a "blind recruiting" app, said over the phone earlier this month, "I think is a significant contribution to why a lot of women and minorities have been pushed out."