Against a backdrop of rapidly changing social consciousness, Black Lives Matter has entered into the mainstream narrative. In the global wave of calls for social and political change, many organizations, individuals and cross-cultural movements came out in strong support of #BLM, by joining marches standing in solidarity of a cause that has given a new name to an old problem.
The numbers don’t lie, and they tell us that we’re failing dismally. In spite of the well documented benefits of creating a diverse workforce, there has been little to no progress to realize any significant change, especially in the global technology sector. At the current rate of transformation, it is unlikely that our young daughters and children from minority ethnic groups will have a seat at the boardroom table of a tech company in the next 15 to 20 years.
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