Diversity discussion: Beyond just who’s on staff, which roles are they in?

Raise your hand if you think there needs to be more diversity in your workplace, in technology, on boards and in executive ranks.

The challenge came from Melinda Kramer, CEO of Chicago-based think tank KloudVentures, a panelist Tuesday night at Breaking Glass: The Value of Collaboration in Business + Tech, an event focused on encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Asked whether this was a conversation still worth having, Kramer used the audience to prove a point. Hands from nearly everyone in the 60-person audience went up.

“Until all the hands are down, we’re going to keep talking,” Kramer said.

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