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Sexual harassment, bullying, and racist stereotyping are common in the technology industry, creating a culture that drives underrepresented employees out of their jobs. This is something we’ve known for a while due to the extensive studies and investigations. A 2017 survey of more than 2,000 people who left tech jobs in the last three years found that 1 in 10 women in tech experience unwanted sexual attention, and nearly 1 in 4 people of color face stereotyping. The same year the study was published, Qichen Zhang quit her job at

The finding that South Asians (e.g. Indians) are increasingly represented in leadership positions may well be limited to South Asian men, according to this new report conducted by ‘worklifelaw’ on women of color in tech. Many Asian Americans in tech, especially women, face subtle yet ever-present discrimination. In the study, South Asian women were 54% more likely than white women to report being given low-level work below their skill set. They also reported the xenophobic “forever foreigner” stereotype at extremely high levels, including a surprise at their English skills. South Asian women reported