Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in IT report aims to shed light on the strategies, challenges and successes in the pursuit of a workplace that reflects and celebrates the richness of human diversity.
Overall, experiences with DEI garnered from IT employees highlight the complexities of DEI initiatives in the workplace. It’s evident that while many see the value and importance of these programs, implementing them in a way that feels inclusive and effective for everyone—and clearly communicating those benefits to employees—can remain a challenge for many organizations.
Current State of DEI
Organizations are making positive strides toward creating more inclusive and equitable workplaces.
of organizations have mature/advanced DEI programs in place, up from 46% in 2023.
of employees say leadership makes it clear that DEI is critical to company strategy.
Positive DEI Progress
The job is far from complete but organizations are making positive strides toward creating more inclusive and equitable workplaces, as evidenced by the experiences of Black or African American IT employees where DEI programs are a strategic initiative.
say DEI programs have made their workplace a better place to work.
say DEI programs have increased opportunities for job growth.
say DEI programs have positively impacted their career development.
Inclusive Workplace Opportunities for All
While 95% of respondents say leadership makes it clear that diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives are a critical aspect of company strategy, there remains opportunities to improve the inclusive work environment and the workplace experience for women in IT.
say DEI programs have positively affected their career.
are satisfied with the availability of mentorship programs.
are satisfied with their company’s pay equity policy.