Silicon valley has a long way to go on diversity, but most tech companies would argue that they're making progress intel beat its initial hiring goals microsoft is tying executive compensation to diversity success and google says it's made changes to remove pay inequality, even though the diversity of its. Apple's denise young smith walks back “white, blue-eyed men” diversity remark samara lynn by samara lynn october 16, 2017 urban alliance, a nonprofit in washington, dc, matches jobless youth who are high school students with internships, mentors, and a path to the workforce after receiving. When you're apple's vp for diversity and inclusion and you make public comments that seem to downplay the importance of advocating for underrepresented groups in the workplace, you're going to get blowback that's what denise young smith did, and she has apologized to employees in an email,. Apple's top management is largely white and male, but the overall workforce is becoming more diverse, apple insider reports apple released employment diversity statistics in november data showed that 73 of apple's top 107 executives and senior managers are white males just 20 are females, 15 of. The golden apple: redefining work-life balance for a diverse workforce [ mason donovan] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers organizations are coming to the reality that work-life balance is no longer solely an issue for working women as we progress further into the 21st century. Apple vp of inclusion and diversity denise young smith on friday issued an internal memo to clarify and apologize for comments made during a business summit last week, reiterating that apple is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace.
Cook has said that diversity is a readily solvable issue, explicitly saying in 2015 that he wanted to hire more women the company's latest diversity report revealed a workforce that's still predominately white and male although apple did report a slight increase in hiring female and black technical. The tech firm's self-evaluation seems to indicate a hiring program is all that you need to create a diverse and inclusive workforce here's why they're wrong and what they can do about it. In a report released last summer detailing the company's demographics, apple revealed that its non-white workforce grew by a percentage point, although white employees increased by 2 percentage points to 56% african-american employees went from 8% to 9%, hispanics from 11% to 12% and asians.
The men and women who are responsible for leading companies and organizations in promoting, acknowledging, and valuing diversity and inclusion in the workplace carry a heavy burden and responsibility especially in silicon valley they wake up, praying as they check their emails and social media. Apple's recently-created vp of diversity reports directly to tim cook, but the new replacement won't the total percentage of women in apple's workforce has increased a meager 2 percent in the past three years, from 30 percent in 2014 to 32 percent in 2017 the apple management team shows a slightly. At a time, when the overwhelming lack of women and minorities in the tech workforce has become a critical concern across silicon valley, two tech majors, apple inc and intel corporation have reversed the trend, taking major steps by hiring more women in their organizations according to apple's second. According to a diversity report released by apple earlier this month, the iphone maker's workforce is 32 percent female, the same figure as in 2016 some 54 percent of apple employees are white, compared to 56 percent in 2016 the company's workforce is 21 percent asian (up 2 percentage points on.
Apple, like much of silicon valley, has been trying to improve its diversity numbers for years engineering and coding tends to skew male, and often white or asian in 2014, when apple's diversity research revealed its global workforce of 98,000 was 55% white and 70% male, ceo tim cook said, “i'm not. Apple inc (nasdaq:aapl)'s latest diversity report does not show a very healthy mix of male and female employees in the organization, revealing that the workplace is still dominated by male and white workers though the iphone maker did make some progress in hiring of minorities, efforts to hire more. Apple's vice president of diversity and inclusion, denise young smith, took a broad view of diversity that inadequately addresses silicon valley's like affirmative action—or other initiatives that proactively seek to correct demographic imbalances in a workforce or student body—politically unpalatable.
I have always been proud to work for apple in large part because of our steadfast commitment to creating an inclusive culture we are also committed to having the most diverse workforce and our work in this area has never been more important in fact, i have dedicated my twenty years at apple to fostering. Silicon valley has a turtle-paced path to progress when it comes to diversity and inclusion earlier this year, allegations concerning uber's sexist workplace practices flooded the internet, prompting more stories of sexual abuse to surface such stories unravel something toxic about silicon valley — it's.
While apple has increased overall diversity initiatives, most of these efforts involve junior staff working in the company's retail operations changes in the makeup of senior management and board clearly lag those in the broader workforce, the shareholders said a blurb of the original proposal, also called. New hires are the most diverse, but overall, the diversity of apple's workforce still has room for improvement. Apple released its latest diversity report on thursday, showing that, despite its stated commitment to diversifying its workforce, the iphone maker remains predominately white and male the proportion of women in its leadership ranks only rose slightly in the last year and among its tech workers, didn't.
Apple continued to hire greater numbers of asian, black and latino workers over the past year, but the overall racial and gender breakdown of the company's workforce remains mostly unchanged since 2016 the company released its latest diversity report thursday. Apple inc on wednesday reported improvements in gender and ethnic diversity in june as the us technology company stayed ahead of fellow silicon valley power houses google and facebook inc in hiring minorities. Angela ahrendts, senior vp of retail at apple, stands with employees during the grand opening of the company's new flagship (photographer: david paul morris/ bloomberg) i have consistently been vocal about the need for diversity and inclusion in our workforce whether hiring (and fairly paying) more. But a closer look at the actual composition of apple's workforce tells a more dismal story in 2015, a vast majority (69 percent) of the company is still male, a figure that budged a mere 1 percent from one year ago apple's us workforce is also mostly white (54 percent) and at the leadership level, apple is 72.
Apple's us workforce is a bit more diverse than it was a year ago, but still predominantly white and male, suggests the most recent eeo-1 federal employer information report according to newly-released figures, roughly 30 percent of apple's us employees are female, around 86 percent are african- american, and. We make the document publicly available, but it's not how we measure our progress the eeo-1 has not kept pace with changes in industry or the american workforce over the past half century we believe the information we report elsewhere on this site is a far more accurate reflection of our progress toward diversity. Get tech news in your inbox weekday mornings sign up for the free good morning silicon valley newsletter when you're apple's vp for diversity and inclusion and you make public comments that seem to downplay the importance of advocating for underrepresented groups in the workplace, you're going.