10 tools to help your company improve diversity

Image: iStockphoto/eternalcreative There’s no secret that tech companies are overwhelmingly staffed by white males. The issue is complicated and nuanced, with much debate over whether or not it’s a pipeline problem, a hiring issue, a hostile workplace struggle, or a combination of these and other factors that keep women and minorities from entering the field. Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, where 55% of computer science graduates are women, explained that often women and minorities think tech is uninteresting, that they wouldn’t be good at it, and that they would be working with people they wouldn’t feel comfortable with. Several studies demonstrate the benefits of diverse workforces, including increased financial returns. With that in mind, here are 10 programs that some companies are turning to in order to increase…


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