31 Aug '15, 8am

Twitter Sets Diversity Goals, But Experts Say That’s Not Enough: Twitter's recent

Add Twitter to the list: With the growing call for improved diversity numbers in California’s tech sector, Twitter has announced new diversity metrics for the coming year. On the whole, the new goals for 2016 represent a 1 to 3 percent increase in women and minorities in targeted roles. The only exception is Twitter’s leadership, which currently has zero representation from African American or Hispanic management. The company said on Friday that it intends to “increase underrepresented minorities in leadership roles to 6 percent.” It has also stipulated that these new metrics only apply to U.S. positions. These are bold annual goals, particularly for a company that is still trying to regain its financial footing of two years ago, when its company value was more than twice what it is today. Still, diversity seems to be the focus these days for tech companies that want to de...

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