This is a timeline documenting efforts to get companies in the Technology industry to release diversity data, or to quantify tech industry diversity through other data initiatives.
- Mike Scott of San Jose Mercury News reviews federal data on diversity of local Silicon Valley firms
- Geek Feminism Wiki starts collecting anecdata on representation of women
- Launch of B-counted app to crowdsource stats on gender diversity at tech events
- CNN makes Freedom of Information requests to acquire Silicon Valley EEO-1 data. Julianne Pepitone reports: Silicon Valley fights to keep its data secret.
- Julianne Pepitone of CNN Money publishes ongoing research (during 2011-2012) into Silicon Valley diversity and the difficulties she's had getting data.
- Tracy Chou creates Women in Software Engineering Stats spreadsheet. Coverage: The tech industry's woman problem: statistics show it's worse than you think
- Google releases their diversity data
- Ri Liu launches Do Better app/visualisation of tech company diversity data
- Double Union launches Open Diversity Data campaign
- Michelle Quinn at San Jose Mercury News asks Silicon Valley companies to provide EEO-1 data
- Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Rev. Jesse Jackson call on Twitter to release diversity data, starts Twitter campaign with hashtags #disclosetwitterdatanow and #twitterdata
- Twitter releases their diversity data
- Apple release their diversity data
- Michelle Quinn at San Jose Mercury News publishes results of diversity data research