Spotify Hackathon Secures a 50/50 Female-to-Male Participation Ratio
By emphasizing collaboration over competition, the music giant was able to ensure balanced female participation
The largest technology companies, including Amazon and Google, are known for having substantially more male employees than female. In a demonstrative gesture and slight protest, Spotify not only made 50/50 attendance at their hackathon a requirement, but revolved the entire Diversify event around it, acknowledging the well-known fact that mixing genders leads to better ideas.
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