How to empower women on Mother's Day and every day

How to empower women on Mother's Day and every day

Sure, Mother's Day is great. But there are 364 other days during the year to appreciate and empower women.

05/18/17

Every day should be Bring Your Child to Work day

Every day should be Bring Your Child to Work day

If we want to normalize working moms and improve diversity, we have to get comfortable with kids in the workplace.

05/11/17

More diversity in tech means less talk, more action

More diversity in tech means less talk, more action

Yet another survey shows just how awful things are for women, POC and LGBTQ workers in Silicon Valley. It’s time to stop researching this to death, start listening to underrepresented groups the first time and begin to actually fix...

05/04/17

Why white men must lead the push for diversity

Why white men must lead the push for diversity

It turns out that white men should take the lead in advocating for diversity, because they're the only ones who aren't punished for doing so.

04/27/17

Microsoft's ad missed the mark but opened eyes

Microsoft's ad missed the mark but opened eyes

Microsoft's latest Women in STEM ad misses the point. Unless the point is to blame women for their own oppression.

04/20/17

Salesforce and Google make news for equal pay issues

Salesforce and Google make news for equal pay issues

Last week, two of Silicon Valley’s most prominent companies made pay-equity-related news, but for very different reasons.

04/13/17

Trump repeals Obama era workplace protections

Trump repeals Obama era workplace protections

The president has revoked some key workplace protections that helped women. Fair pay and safe workspaces, we hardly knew ye.

04/06/17

Does unconscious bias training really work?

Does unconscious bias training really work?

Does Silicon Valley’s latest quick-fix for its diversity problem actually work? Or does it just reinforce biases?

03/23/17

Working while female

Working while female

A Philly freelance writer inadvertently demonstrates the (unconscious?) bias professional women face every day.

03/16/17

Racism in tech runs deep

Racism in tech runs deep

A reader reminds senior writer Sharon Florentine that while racial progress has been slowly made over the decades, racism still exists in a big way in our nation and in tech.

03/09/17

Uber scandal highlights what's wrong with Silicon Valley

Uber scandal highlights what's wrong with Silicon Valley

Sexual harassment, discrimination, favoritism, nepotism ... and you wonder why women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ community don't want to work in tech.

03/02/17

Uber’s CEO reacts, but who’s buying it?

Uber’s CEO reacts, but who’s buying it?

Yet another story of blatant sexual harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley has emerged. This time from a former engineer at the already embattled ridesharing company Uber.

02/21/17

Where in the world are the best female developers?

Where in the world are the best female developers?

HackerRank releases its global list of best female developers. The countries that top the list will surprise you.

02/16/17

Trump turns to unlikely sources to ask what women want

Trump turns to unlikely sources to ask what women want

President Trump asks two male CEOs what women want in the workplace. Because we can never get enough ‘man-splaining.’ Am I right, ladies?

02/09/17

Why Silicon Valley needs to unite against Muslim ban

Why Silicon Valley needs to unite against Muslim ban

Sharon Florentine explains why dealing with the current presidential administration is a lot like dealing with a stubborn 5-year-old.

02/02/17

Tech industry shouldn't ignore the message of the Women's March

Tech industry shouldn't ignore the message of the Women's March

Millions marched for women's rights over the weekend. Silicon Valley should listen up.

01/25/17

Unconscious bias hurts more than diversity

Unconscious bias hurts more than diversity

Biases don't affect only your ability to hire diverse candidates -- they limit your ability to hire all qualified candidates.

01/19/17

Companies delay diversity reports -- what's the hold up?

Companies delay diversity reports -- what's the hold up?

No news is probably bad news when Silicon Valley companies delay the release of their 2016 reports on diversity and inclusion.

01/12/17

Why you should ditch your dress code

Why you should ditch your dress code

Dress codes are a symptom of the underlying problems of bias. Get rid of ‘em.

01/05/17

No place like home for the holidays

No place like home for the holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year -- especially at companies that offer employees a winter break.

12/22/16

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