Monday, December 4, 2017

Minority representation in tech still lags - FCW

by Chase Gunter 
Originally published: December 1, 2017

While overall size and diversity of the technology sector has increased since 2005, minority and female representation in tech-related jobs still trails that of the general population.

In a new report, the Government Accountability Office measured the demographics of tech workers from 2005 to 2015, and found that while the representations of Asian and Hispanic populations in positions of mathematics, computing and engineering have increased, the percentage of women and African-Americans have not.