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20 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech

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The tech industry does not have a reputation for being an inclusive space for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) or LBGTQ+ workers in IT and STEM jobs. While companies have  made efforts to increase diversity in tech  in the past few years, the statistics still paint a grim portrait of the diversity gap that persists in the tech industry.White people comprise around 68% of the tech industry, far outpacing representation of Asian Americans (14%), Hispanics (8%) and African Americans (7%), according to data from the  Diversity in High Tech  report published by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. White tech workers also benefit from disproportionate representation in executive roles (83%), while African Americans hold only 2% of tech executive roles and Asian Americans hold around 11%.To read this article in full, please click here

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