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Snap’s Diversity Report Update

Snap released their diversity report – it’s slow progress.    47 percent of its employees being white and 65 percent male. However, there are some areas of significant progress; Snap says it increased the number of women on its board of directors to 50 percent from 37.5 percent.   Other improvements were smaller, with a tiny rise in women’s representation across the company (32.9 to 33.1 percent) and a similarly small increase in underrepresented racial groups among leadership (13.1 to 13.6 percent). Meanwhile, Hispanic / Latinx representation decreased from 6.9 to 6.8 percent, and Asian representation in leadership decreased from 16.5 to 14.3 percent

Why do we care?

It’s self reporting that I care about.    These numbers are far better than the IT leadership reports I generate for the IT services industry.   Self reporting is a level of accountability that works.

And if you want to self report your numbers, visit businessof.tech and click Diversity Report.