There are quite a few similarly titled articles that all directly and concisely state the facts about diversity in Google’s US workforce – it is overwhelmingly male and white – 70% of the more than 46,000 employees are male, and more than 62% are white males. The company’s current diversity report focuses on demographic areas listed as Overall, Tech, Non-tech, and Leadership.
- Update, August 6, 2017 via MetaFilter: “A software engineer’s 10-page screed against Google’s diversity initiatives is going viral inside the company. The document’s existence was first reported by Motherboard, and Gizmodo has obtained and published it in full. The memo, a lengthy MRA-rant, is the personal opinion of a male Google employee and is titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” The author argues that women are underrepresented in tech not because they face bias and discrimination in the workplace, but because of inherent psychological differences between men and women. Motherboard has an internal response from Danielle Brown, Google’s new VP of Diversity, Integrity & Governance. Mashable: Reminder: Google is being investigated by the Department of Labor for gender-based pay discrimination. And according to its most recent diversity report, the company is 56 percent white and 69 percent male…”