Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley’s economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.
Calls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.
Google released a breakdown of the demographics of its workforce for the first time Wednesday, showing its employees are predominantly white males.
The state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.
A first of its kind survey in California has looked at mental health disparities for gays. The findings were released Monday in Pleasant Hill.
Hispanics will become the largest ethnic group in the nation’s most populous state early next year, the California Department of Finance said Thursday, marking a big milestone in a long-running demographic shift that has already deeply altered the political balance of power, the economy and culture.
Data from the 2010 U.S. Census released Tuesday shows Latinos grew by 28 percent and Asians grew by 31 percent.