On Tuesday, Apple released its numbers on workplace diversity, reporting that the overwhelming majority of its employees were white and male. It joins a wave of tech giants who have disclosed their numbers when it comes to race and gender in the workplace, including Google and Twitter, who reported that blacks and Hispanics made up 5 percent of their employees. We talk about the current state of workforce diversity in the Bay Area, and what's being done about it.
Improving Diversity at Tech Companies
Eric Abrams, director of diversity initiatives at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business
Danilo Campos, mobile product designer
Nicole Sanchez, founder and CEO of Vaya Consulting, which advises tech companies on diversity in hiring
Shaherose Charania, founder and CEO of Women 2.0, which promotes the collaboration and growth of women in entrepreneurship
Erik Moore, managing director of Base Ventures, a VC firm based in Berkeley