By Maxine Williams, Global Head of Diversity
Today we’re making Facebook’s current diversity figures available publicly for the first time.
At Facebook, diversity is essential to achieving our mission. We build products to connect the world, and this means we need a team that understands and reflects many different communities, backgrounds and cultures. Research also shows that diverse teams are better at solving complex problems and enjoy more dynamic workplaces. So at Facebook we’re serious about building a workplace that reflects a broad range of experience, thought, geography, age, background, gender, sexual orientation, language, culture and many other characteristics.
Below is the current demographic data for the company:
As these numbers show, we have more work to do – a lot more. But the good news is that we’ve begun to make progress.
Diversity is something that we’re treating as everyone’s responsibility at Facebook, and the challenge of finding…