Zapproved is a proud partner along with other prominent Portland’s technology companies in taking the “Tech Diversity Pledge” in issuing a challenge to their industry peers: take the diversity challenge, improve training and hiring practices in order to create a more diverse workforce.
PORTLAND, OREGON REGIONAL DIVERSITY STATISTICS
Pledging companies will take the following actions:
- Partner with groups in Portland that can assist with hiring and career advancement for underrepresented communities;
- Create and implement strategies to increase hiring of women and people of color, from intern programs to full-time positions at all levels within our organizations;
- Educate staff on unconscious workplace biases and implement specific actions designed to alleviate them;
- Provide internal development and progression programs, and ensure underrepresented employees can access these programs; and
- Share our collective data on the demographic representation within our offices in the Portland metro area of gender and race.