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The 'Pipeline Problem' Is Just An Excuse For The Lack Of Diversity In Tech

The tech industry is one of, if not the most, innovative industries in America, which is why it’s so concerning when companies don’t take the industry’s diversity issue seriously. Many companies, it seems, blame the so-called “pipeline problem” ? the belief that the tech industry isn’t diverse because of a scarcity of available talent ? for its strikingly low levels of minority representation.
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