Stop focusing on the ‘pipeline problem’ – tech’s diversity issues run deeper.

Before citing a “pipeline problem”, Anita Borg’s CEO Brenda Darden Wilkerson recommends for companies to examine internally if they are paying women fairly, promoting women at equal rates, and whether women and underrepresented groups are leaving the company at equal rates. Blaming a lack of candidates for the lack of women at tech companies obscures the real problems.