Snapchat’s parent company, Snap, has released its first diversity report this week. While the company has made technological advancements in recent years, it has a long way to go in hiring people of marginalized communities.
The first report shows that only 4.1% of the company’s workforce identified as Black. Furthermore, only 6.8% of the company’s workforce identifies as Hispanic or Latinx. At the management level, only 3.2% of leadership includes Black employees and only 3.4% of leadership includes Latinx people.
As it pertains to gender, Snap also has improvements to make. 32.9% of its workforce is women.
As a result, Snap has set company wide diversity initiatives for the next five years. The company hopes to double the number of women in tech at Snap by 2023. By 2025, the company will strive to double the number of racial and ethnic minorities.
Snap’s full “Citizen Snap” is available for public consumption now.