Former US CTO Megan Smith says diversity lacking in tech – San Francisco Chronicle

Done with her government role, she will continue “working on things” — unspecified, but one of them includes urging her old home to get more new faces of all colors and backgrounds. Silicon Valley companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook, still have technical staffs that are largely male and have far fewer black and Latino engineers compared with the nation’s population. “All the research shows that the more diverse a team is, the better results,” Smith said in an telephone interview…

Source: Former US CTO Megan Smith says diversity lacking in tech – San Francisco Chronicle

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