Pinterest misses, then lowers goal for female tech hires

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Pinterest has fallen short of its own goal to hire more women in tech roles, despite modest overall progress towards a more diverse workforce in the past year.

The social scrapbooking site released a yearly update on employee demographics in a blog post Friday.

In it, the company stacked the diversity of its hires over the past year against ambitious target stats it had set for itself.

Pinterest said it managed to boost the portion of women in its tech departments from 21 percent to 26 percent  — a marked improvement from the year before, when the number remained stagnant.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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