"Companies that are struggling to find diverse talent are often searching in the wrong places, according to Lindow. She compared the process to dating: You might look for your partner at a bar, on Tinder, or through a friend. But employers’ methods are akin to using a matchmaker and 'limiting criteria down to people who are over six-foot-one, love cats, and hate turtles,' she said. 'There's a few people who are over six-foot-one, love cats, and hate turtles, and they're already working at Google.'"
"What leads to the gender imbalance isn’t any one problem, nor does it have any one solution. We can see a tangible road to progress through self-organized affinity groups, mentorship and ultimately, through developing alumnae who care about making the future of the industry more inclusive than it is today."
"The world of work will continue to evolve, and those who can demonstrate their ability to learn new skill sets with agility will be able to change with it and seize future opportunities.”