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Portland's tech community grows more diverse, slowly

July 21, 2017View for printing

Portland's tech scene grew modestly more diverse last year, according to a city-funded study out Thursday, but there are signs the industry is looking beyond its historically narrow pool of job candidates to fill open positions.

Oregon's tech sector, like the industry nationwide, is overwhelmingly white and male. That effectively excludes a growing share of an increasingly diverse population from some of the most lucrative jobs available.

By Mike Rogoway,, The Oregonian/OregonLive

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