Nearly 80% of Yahoo leadership roles filled by men

Yahoo has revealed its workforce is less than 40 per cent female and that many of the women are in non-leadership roles, in the Web portal’s first such disclosure.

18th June, 2014
The disclosure comes amid increased debate over the lack of women in technology companies

Yahoo has revealed its workforce is less than 40 per cent female and that many of the women are in non-leadership roles, in the Web portal’s first such disclosure amid a Silicon Valley debate over diversity.

Yahoo said 77 per cent of its leaders - defined as vice presidents or higher - are men. Women make up 15 per cent of the technically focused positions and have 52 per cent of the jobs in...

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