Google diversity report: Black women make up only 1.2 percent of its U.S. workforce

Google released its annual diversity report today, and among the data is a new section detailing attrition rates — that is, how often employees leave the company. And it points to a key problem that Google has in creating a more diverse and representative workforce: black and Latinx employees leave more often than white and Asian employees. That’s particularly problematic, because black employees make up just 2.5 percent of Google’s US workforce, and Latinx employees are just a point higher, at 3.6 percent. For comparison, the US Census Bureau says these groups make up 13.3 percent and 17.8 percent of the overall population (not including people who reported two or more races). White employees, meanwhile, make up 53.1 percent of Google’s... Continue reading…

Google diversity report: Black women make up only 1.2 percent of its U.S. workforce

The report shows some improvements from last year, but for the first time the company revealed breakdowns by race and gender.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from The Washington Post

Google releases its first diversity report since anti-diversity memo spread

Google published its fifth annual diversity memo and few are happy with the results. From a broad viewpoint, the search giant's workforce is still predominantly male and white.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Diversity at Google hasn't changed much over the last year - CNET

Google employees are still mostly male and white.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from CNET

Google is still very white and very male

Google released its annual diversity report today and though strides have been made in some areas, in others, the company has shown little improvement. Globally, Google is 69.1 percent ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Engadget

Google diversity figures show little change

The tech giant's new reports reveals that fewer than 30% of its global staff are women.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from BBC Technology

Google says it will focus diversity efforts on black, Hispanic women

Google plans to make women of color an "intentional focus" of diversity efforts, Google’s chief diversity officer Danielle Brown told USA TODAY.        

Thu 14 Jun 18 from USA today

Google releases first diversity report since the infamous anti-diversity memo

Google has released its first diversity report since the infamous James Damore memo and the fallout that resulted from it. Those are both long stories but the TL;DR is that Damore said some ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from TechCrunch

Google struggles to retain Black and Latino workers

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

Google’s 2018 diversity annual report by the numbers

Just 2.5% of its workforce is black, 3.6% Latinx, and 0.3% Native American. The company has released its latest yearly diversity report. The report shows that, overall, the company is still ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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