Hiring and Retaining Women in Tech

Irene Au writing on Medium with a three solid points on hiring and retaining women in technology; but this one really jumped out at me:

Furthermore, hiring managers are more likely to trust referrals from people they know. Given that most people inside tech organizations are young men, and that people are more likely to refer people from their own networks which usually are comprised of people similar to themselves, there is a natural bias toward hiring more of the same.