There Is a Supply of Diverse Workers in Tech, So Why Is Silicon Valley So Lacking in Diversity?


Three explanations are commonly used to explain away or minimize the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley, including that diversity is an issue everywhere; that there is a lack of qualified workers of color; and that the tech sector is investing in diversity initiatives that will yield results in the near future. This report corrects these three myths using empirical data while highlighting some of the most promising, tested solutions to date.