Pinterest Just Unveiled an Ambitious Plan to Tackle Silicon Valley's Diversity Problem

This post originally appeared on Inc.

Pinterest, the online scrapbooking site, has set some aggressive new hiring goals where diversity and inclusion are concerned. Co-founder and CEO Evan Sharp outlined Pinterest's initiative to include more women and minorities by 2016, in a blog post published Thursday. He shared details on goals to increase the company's full-time engineering hiring rate to 30 percent female and 8 percent minorities.

A "Rooney Rule"-type requirement will be...

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