Like many industries today, the tech industry has also been criticized for its lack of diversity in the workforce. While big players in the industry appear to be making large scale efforts to combat these issues, there are still several communities being underrepresented in technical and executive roles within the industry. This article does not address the ethical reasons for why tech companies should be making efforts to diversify their workforce and provide an equal opportunity workspace. That should go without saying. What this article does address, is how diversifying your team, specifically your design team, is actually beneficial to your product and your business in the long term.
By Omri Nir