In addition, men are represented at a higher rate among tech industry executives. About 80% of tech execs are men, compared with 71% across the overall private sector, the EEOC says.
If your tech provider company hasn’t yet initiated an inclusion program, you may need to catch up. Nearly 8 in 10 companies recently surveyed by compliance-training company Traliant say they plan to allocate more budget and other resources to their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs over the next year.
One company already active in this area is Intel. Among the company’s initiatives is the creation of leadership programs aimed at creating a more inclusive culture.
Intel has also set ambitious diversity goals. By 2030, Intel plans to increase the number of women in senior technical roles to over 40%, and double the number of women and minorities in senior leadership roles.
To learn more, watch this short video, a recent entry in our “What’s in IT for Me?” video series hosted by Katie Bavoso of CRNtv: