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It’s time for the tech sector to take action on social mobility

Mar 20, 2024 1:36:00 PM

The Tech Talent Charter’s recent report on diversity in the tech sector should be a wake-up call to the whole industry. With lower levels of socio-economic diversity than professions such as law and finance, tech is elitist. As two organisations passionate about the benefits of social mobility for individuals, the economy and society, the Sutton Trust and the Social Mobility Foundation are calling on the tech sector to up its game. The workplace is as important as the classroom in creating social mobility and given tech is such a fast-moving and innovative industry, this is a solvable problem if employers commit to change!

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