Twitter targets half of its global workforce to be women by 2025text_fields
San Francisco: Twitter has set the target of having at least half of its global workforce to be constituted by women by 2025. The social media giant has also set goal for 2025 of having at least 25 per cent of its overall US workforce be underrepresented minorities -- at least 10 per cent of which will be Black.
About 6.3 per cent of Twitter's US workforce were Black by August this year, the social media platform said.
According to the social media firm's latest "Inclusion & Diversity report",women constitute 42.2 per cent of fits global workforce now.
"These numbers aren't nearly big enough, especially in technical and leadership roles, but they do show that Twitter strives to be a leader of our industry when it comes to representation of Black employees,"wrote Dalana Brand, Twitter's Head of Inclusion & Diversity in a blog post on Wednesday.
Twitter said that it wants every worker, regardless of location or job, to understand their role in creating a culture where everyone is empowered to bring their full authentic selves to work, experience belonging, and do the best work of their career.
(This report is an edited version of IANS feed)