Apple is parting ways with their black female “diversity chief” for advocating recruitment based on “diversity of ideas,” instead of evaluating diversity solely on race.
Too often, what companies entrenched in liberal culture strive for is the aesthetic appearance of diversity with different races, genders and sexualities all operating under a similar cosmopolitan elite “groupthink.”
It’s a a bit ironic that a black female executive has now been forced out of one of Silicon Valley’s most prestigious tech firms for going against the grain and having a more sophisticated interpretation of what true diversity means.
As reported in the NYPost
Apple’s diversity chief is stepping down after only six months on the job — after causing an outcry by saying that being a minority or a woman are not the only criteria for diversity, according to reports.
Denise Young Smith, who was named vice president of diversity and inclusion in May, made controversial comments last month during a One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia.
“There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room and they’re going to be diverse too because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation,” the inaugural diversity chief said.
“Diversity is the human experience,” she said, according to Quartz. “I get a little bit frustrated when diversity or the term diversity is tagged to the people of color, or the women, or the LGBT.”
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