Facebook Detailed an Ambitious 5-Year Diversity and Inclusion Plan

The company wants to double women globally, African Americans and Hispanics in the U.S.

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Facebook set a lofty diversity and inclusion goal for the next five years, saying that it is aiming for one-half of its workforce to be made up of women, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, people with two or more ethnicities, people with disabilities and veterans.

The company added that it intends to double the number of women globally and African Americans and Hispanics in the U.S. over that five-year timeframe.

Global chief diversity officer Maxine Williams said in a Newsroom post introducing the company’s sixth annual diversity report, “It will be a company that reflects and better serves the people on our platforms, services and products.



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