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Men Initiating Change Is An Important Step Toward Eradicating Tech’s Bro Culture

The conversation about women in tech is shifting as technology companies begin to hold themselves accountable. Recent moves, such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Yahoo releasing their employee diversity numbers, show an intensified commitment to making real change for women technologists, but the sentiment is not industry-wide. We often hear from tech leadership that they would like to hire more women in technical roles, but they continue to reference the lack of women in the STEM pipeline as the cause. Deferring accountability will not affect real systematic change. We are saddled with a chicken and egg stalemate. The fact is, the tech brogrammer culture that startups are known for is a major reason for women being put off from working in the industry.

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