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Airbnb’s gender diversity efforts put Uber in shade

When Airbnb’s data science team realised that only 10 per cent of new recruits were women, the online accommodation company decided to apply its expertise in matching guests and hosts to a bigger problem: how to entice women into the tech industry. By digging into data and finding when and where female applicants were being […]

When Airbnb’s data science team realised that only 10 per cent of new recruits were women, the online accommodation company decided to apply its expertise in matching guests and hosts to a bigger problem: how to entice women into the tech industry. By digging into data and finding when and where female applicants were being excluded, the team doubled its proportion of women from 15 per cent to 30 per cent in a year, showing that progress can be made in tackling the tech industry’s gender diversity proble

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