Uber’s diversity is on par with the tech industry and that’s not great
Recode ----- Uber has published its much sought after diversity numbers for the first time since it was founded in 2009. Unfortunately for the company, the pressure to publish the numbers mounted after former employee Susan Fowler published her account of the sexism and sexual harassment she endured during her year working at Uber. The company has revealed that its diversity numbers are on par with much of the rest of the tech industry. That’s not great. Of Uber’s 12,000 employees — including satellite customer support and leasing agents — fewer than 40 percent are women. Moreover, black and Hispanic employees together make up only about 15 percent of its ranks, while white and Asian employees number around 80 percent. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.