It's not just Google; Here are other big tech companies with diversity issues

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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google parent Alphabet is taking a $2.7 billion write-down to cover a large fine EU antitrust enforcers assessed in June 2017. ... While the search giant can shrug off the cost, uncertainty lingers over its ability to operate freely on the continent going forward. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Alphabet’s Google (GOOG) has fired James Damore, the software engineer whose 10-page internal memo about the company’s lack of diversity and gender equality created a media firestorm over the weekend. While Google is the one in the hot seat, other big Silicon Valley tech companies have had diversity issues of their own. Here’s a look at some major tech companies’ diversity reports.

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  • 1. Facebook

    Facebook

    Earlier this month, social media giant Facebook (FB) released its latest diversity report, detailing the demographic breakdown of its workforce. The report found that 72% of its executive leadership is male (and white) while 28% is female. Additionally, the report found that 81% of its technical staff is male, with only 19% being female.

    FACEBOOK: Annual Diversity Data
    EMPLOYMENT: GLOBAL GENDER
    Overall

    ---- Male: 65%
    ---- Female: 35%
    Technical
    ---- Male: 81%
    ---- Female: 19%
    Non-Technical
    ---- Male: 45%
    ---- Female: 55%
    Senior Leadership
    ---- Male: 72%
    ---- Female: 28%

  • 2. Apple

    Apple

    Apple (AAPL) released its diversity report in June of 2016. According to the report, males make up 72% of its leadership roles while women make up 28%. Additionally, males make up 77% of its tech positions while females make up 23%.

    Apple: Annual Diversity Data
    EMPLOYMENT: GLOBAL GENDER

    Overall
    ---- Male: 68%
    ---- Female: 32%
    Tech
    ---- Male: 77%
    ---- Female: 23%
    Non-Tech
    ---- Male: 62%
    ---- Female: 38%
    Leadership
    ---- Male: 72%
    ---- Female: 28%

    GLOBAL GENDER - HIRING OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS
    ---- 2014: 31% female
    ---- 2015: 35% female
    ---- 2016: 37% female
     

  • 3. Uber

    Uber

    While ride-sharing giant Uber has had a host of problems over the last year with its former embattled CEO Travis Kalanick’s departure and accusations of sexism and discrimination at the company, it’s also under pressure to become more diverse at the executive level. The company released its diversity report in March, which showed that men make up 58.8% of its leadership roles while women make up around 41.2%. Not to mention, only 15.4% of women work in tech-related roles compared to 84.6% of men who do.


    UBER: Diversity Report

    CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: GLOBAL GENDER
    Overall

    ---- Men: 63.9%
    ---- Women: 36.1%
    Tech
    ---- Men: 84.6%
    ---- Women: 15.4%
    Non-tech
    ---- Men: 55.6%
    ---- Women: 44.4%


    LEADERSHIP: GLOBAL GENDER
    Overall

    ---- Men: 58.8%
    ---- Women: 41.2%
     

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