Sure thing! Here’s a good overview:
Imagine there’s a company that has a perfectly diverse recruiting pipeline. And in the interview process they accept candidates who meet one of two qualifications: 1) They’re either very good engineers who will add representative diversity of thought and background to the company or 2) they’re one of the top 0.01% of their field, regardless of their background.
If the outside world biases white males toward the peak of success then this company will, over time have white men who’re extremely high performers and the rest of the employees will be just really good.
It will appear that there’s a negative correlation between being non-white or non-male and being a high performer. But that effect is only because of the statistical nature of how the outer world’s biases came to be reflected inside the company.
It’s just one of the paradoxes at work but it’s somewhat interesting.

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