Tech workers: Donald Trump’s America is forcing us to residence diversity

Diversity and inclusion shouldn’t be political, though in 2017, it is. 

Software association Atlassian came out on Wednesday with one of a initial surveys about farrago to be published underneath a Trump Administration. And things are opposite now than they were 5 brief months ago. 

Almost half of tech workers — 48 percent — told Atlassian that Donald Trump’s choosing as boss done them caring some-more about diversity. Forty-six percent of tech employees pronounced they cared a same about farrago before and after Nov. 8. 

More than only opinions, one in 4 tech employees pronounced Trump’s choosing done them do something associated to farrago and inclusion. For tech workers who were spurred to movement — as many people have been opposite industries and opposite America — 56 percent pronounced they attempted to learn some-more about a practice of colleagues who were opposite from them.  Half pronounced they intent their association leaders in conversations about how to emanate a some-more thorough work environment, and 41 percent pronounced they “positively altered [an] opinion towards coworkers opposite from me.” 

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About a third of tech employees pronounced a choosing harm their companies’ existent farrago efforts. They didn’t contend why, though a Trump administration’s several transport bans have been one process to directly impact Silicon Valley

When asked in that area of farrago and inclusion their companies had done a many progress, a many tech workers pronounced gender, followed by age and afterwards competition and passionate orientation. Atlassian enclosed in a news a statistics that Silicon Valley’s workforce is 2 percent black, 3 percent Latino and 24 percent women. 

Atlassian conducted a consult in Jan among roughly 1,500 tech workers, not singular to a Bay Area. 

Two months into a Trump Administration, is it time to consult again? 

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