This week, the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce holds a hearing on inclusion in the technology sector. We commend the subcommittee for turning their attention to this critical topic. A more diverse workforce means better representation in the development of products and, ultimately, how well they’ll improve people’s lives.
There’s a convincing business case for investing in diverse talent. Companies with racial, ethnic and gender diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above national industry medians, according to McKinsey. So, encouraging greater workforce diversity isn’t just the right thing to do – it’s the smart thing to do. Read more.