"The workplace we want to see in this world is radically inclusive," Dustin Moskovitz, CEO of Asana, stated a few weeks ago with the announcement of hiring Sonja Gittens-Ottley as Asana's Diversity & Inclusion Lead.
With forward-looking startups like Asana building diversity teams in their first 200 employees, and massive enterprises like Salesforce creating formal gender diversity programs, it seems that Silicon Valley may finally be starting to give gender diversity the attention it deserves.
Some old-fashioned companies cling to the idea that prioritizing diversity means somehow compromising hiring and performance standards. They couldn't be more wrong. A resounding amount of research suggests that gender-diverse teams outperform their outdated counterparts across the board.
DocSend, a company that provides a sales acceleration platform for businesses, took a look at the business impact of building a gender-diverse sales team and compiled this infographic. Check it out: