Diversity in open source is worse than tech in general

Klint Finley at Wired shares a good summary of the findings an some research Github conducted to understand the diversity of open source contributors. The results aren’t surprising and Finley highlights one of the most important consequence, how the low level of contribution from non-white, non-male people could make their ability to enter the profession that much more difficult. The article includes some good, broad advice for both companies supporting open source and community leaders.

The open source world’s diversity problem could actually make the larger tech industry’s entrenched imbalances worse.

Source: Diversity in Open Source Is Even Worse Than in Tech Overall | WIRED

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