The streaming giant Netflix on Thursday shared its first inclusion report, a snapshot of diversity representation within the company and how it plans to increase it, and cultivate a community of belonging and allyship.
According to Netflix, women make up half of its workforce (47.1%), including at the leadership level: directors and above (47.8%), vice presidents (43.7%) and senior leadership (47.6%).
Nearly half of Netflix’s U.S. workforce (46.4%) and leadership (42.0%, director level and above) are made up of people from one or more underrepresented racial and/or ethnic backgrounds, including Black, Latinx or Hispanic, Indigenous, Middle Eastern, Asian, and Pacific Islander backgrounds.
The number of Black employees in the U.S. doubled in the last three years to 8% of Netflix’s workforce and 9% of its leadership (director level and above). Full Netflix’s report is available here.
Netflix also presented highlights to find ways to narrow down gaps in representation:
- Hiring more inclusively;
- Creating access for emerging talent;
- Building diverse networks;
- Equitable Pay;
- Inclusive Benefits.