Male Advocates and Allies: Promoting Gender Diversity in Technology Workplaces

Published on 04/24/2013




This report, sponsored by NCWIT’s Workforce Alliance, provides an inside look into how men think about and advocate for diversity in the technical workplace. Drawing from interviews with 47 men in technical companies and departments, this study: 1) Identifies the factors that motivate or hinder men in advocating for gender diversity, 2) explores what diversity efforts men have experienced as successful or unsuccessful, and 3) identifies specific strategies to increase men’s participation in advocacy.

Related resources: NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Identify Male Advocates, NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Increase Male Advocacy, and Top 10 Ways to Be a Male Advocate for Technical Women

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