Some good news about diversity in tech, for a change

Some good news about diversity in tech, for a change

Intel achieves its diversity and inclusion goal two years ahead of schedule – but that’s just the beginning.

11/09/18

Social media responds too late to a week of hate

Social media responds too late to a week of hate

Gab shuts down; Facebook bans hate group; Twitter, well …

10/31/18

Standing up for transgender rights in the workplace

Standing up for transgender rights in the workplace

In the wake of this latest devastating attack on human rights, it’s more important than ever to support transgender people. Here’s how you can help.

10/26/18

Amazon’s biased AI recruiting tool gets scrapped

Amazon’s biased AI recruiting tool gets scrapped

Amazon scraps its AI recruiting tool upon realizing it discriminated against women. No one is surprised.

10/19/18

Not much has changed since #MeToo

Not much has changed since #MeToo

A new Fairygodboss survey reveals that for women at work, not much has changed since #MeToo. Sexual harassment in the workplace is still a big problem.

10/12/18

Anxiety an undercurrent at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology

Anxiety an undercurrent at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology

There was a lot to celebrate at the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology – but it wasn’t easy to ignore how much we have to lose.

10/05/18

More tech companies drop college degree requirement

More tech companies drop college degree requirement

Apple, Google and others join IBM in dropping the requirement that candidates have a college degree -- and that’s great for diversity.

09/28/18

Society, not women, needs fixing

Society, not women, needs fixing

Obstacles that women face when working in a sexist culture are beyond their control. A DIY approach to on-the-job equality will not work. Society must change.

09/21/18

Where in the world are the women software developers?

Where in the world are the women software developers?

India, the UAE, Romania, China, Sri Lanka, and Italy have the highest percentage of women software developers, while in the EU, Bulgaria has the most women in tech.

09/14/18

NDAs stifling tech workers’ voices

NDAs stifling tech workers’ voices

Anonymous polling conducted by TeamBlind shows tech workers are being silenced by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).

09/07/18

Women still underrepresented in Fortune 500 leadership roles

Women still underrepresented in Fortune 500 leadership roles

The glass ceiling persists at Fortune 500 companies, especially for women of color.

08/31/18

New research highlights the racial wage gap in the tech industry

New research highlights the racial wage gap in the tech industry

Tech’s diversity problem goes beyond underrepresentation. Black and brown tech workers do not get equal pay for equal work, regardless of their gender.

08/24/18

Gender pronouns: Small changes have big impact on workplace inclusion

Gender pronouns: Small changes have big impact on workplace inclusion

Gender pronouns are becoming more important in the workplace as diversity and inclusion conversations continue.

08/17/18

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018: Closing the pay gap a struggle

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018: Closing the pay gap a struggle

Equal Pay Day 2018 was observed back in April — for white women. Black women, however, have to work until August to make what a white man would earn.

08/10/18

Are open-office plans sexist?

Are open-office plans sexist?

A study from U.K. researchers shows how open-office plans can be subtly — and overtly — sexist.

08/03/18

ArenaNet developers fired after being targeted for sexist abuse

ArenaNet developers fired after being targeted for sexist abuse

Appeasing misogynists on the internet doesn’t placate them or diffuse instances of harassment and abuse — it only makes them worse.

07/20/18

Are workplaces actually changing as a result of #MeToo?

Are workplaces actually changing as a result of #MeToo?

Companies aren’t doing enough to address the revelations from #MeToo, according to a new Harvard Business Review survey.

07/13/18

When diversity training backfires

When diversity training backfires

Tech’s diversity problem can’t be solved with diversity training alone. The culture at the company must also change.

07/06/18

Krzanich’s resignation the right move, but a loss for Intel’s diversity efforts

Krzanich’s resignation the right move, but a loss for Intel’s diversity efforts

Brian Krzanich was one of the loudest advocates for increasing diversity in tech. Will Intel’s efforts continue now that he’s gone?

06/29/18

Tech industry should stand up and speak out against injustice

Tech industry should stand up and speak out against injustice

Technology workers have incredible power to shape the way companies and governments operate.

06/22/18

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