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Silicon Valley Diversity

Changing Silicon Valley's Frat Boy Culture

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

When I started writing about the gender disparity I saw in Silicon Valley, I took intense fire from the boys club. They could get away with this because such frat-boy behavior was considered acceptable in Silicon Valley. But things are changing for the better.

Gerry Smith

Actually, Minority Workers Are Everywhere In Silicon Valley -- They're Just Not Treated As Well

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.27.2014 | Technology

Despite what you may have heard, there are actually many black and Hispanic workers at tech companies. They're just not paid much, and they mostly don...

Twitter Admits It Hires Too Many White And Asian Men

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter acknowledged Wednesday that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just l...

Google, Silicon Valley Must Do More To Hire Female Engineers

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Vivek Wadhwa

Google just revealed that 17 percent of its technology staff is female. That is impressive compared with the rest of Silicon Valley, but not once you put it in the context of the available pool of female computer scientists.

A Modest Proposal: Thinking Outside the White Male Box

Hank Williams | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Hank Williams

I have a modest proposal that could easily quadruple the inventive capacity of the country. It's simple, yet powerful, and with the right funding, it could be a game changer. The idea: let's completely remove the shopworn expression "think outside the box" from circulation for retooling.

Silicon Valley Fights To Keep Its Diversity Data Secret

CNN Money | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology

How diverse are Silicon Valley's offices and executive suites? Activists have been trying for years to answer that question, but some of the industry'...