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White men to women and minorities in tech: We (still) DGAF

Almost a year ago, I wrote a piece called “White men to women and minorities in tech: We DGAF.” I aggregated a couple surveys that showed that most men in tech still blamed “the pipeline”-- something that’s been thoroughly debunked as the cause for a lack of inclusion-- and that only 5% of tech companies felt diversity was a top priority. 75% were unaware of any diversity initiatives in their companies.
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