D&I tech market grows as diversity and inclusion become a business priority

D&I tech market grows as diversity and inclusion become a business priority

There’s been a flurry of activity in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) technology space as the tech industry uses its strengths to address discrimination and lack of representation.

Intel’s Native Coders program offers pathway to STEM for Native American students

Intel’s Native Coders program offers pathway to STEM for Native American students

Intel’s Native Coders initiative provides pathways to computer science for hundreds of Native American high school students through a culturally sensitive curriculum.

Oracle the latest to face pay discrimination lawsuit

Oracle the latest to face pay discrimination lawsuit

Oracle allegedly withheld $400 million in wages from racially underrepresented workers and women, according to a U.S. Department of Labor complaint filed last week.

More sexist controversy at CES 2019

More sexist controversy at CES 2019

CES has included “sex tech” in its show for years – why, then, was Lora DiCarlo’s invitation to the show revoked and their product’s award rescinded?

New organization aims to accelerate progress of women in leadership

New organization aims to accelerate progress of women in leadership

Progress toward equal representation of women in corporate leadership roles has been slow, especially in Silicon Valley. But Lead Up for Women plans to change that in 2019.

How to address gender-based training gaps in the workplace

How to address gender-based training gaps in the workplace

To get more women in leadership roles, organizations must overcome awareness and accessibility gaps in their learning and development programs.

What 2019 holds for diversity and inclusion

What 2019 holds for diversity and inclusion

Several groups predict diversity and inclusion in the workplace will improve in 2019—that it has to if companies want to attract and retain employees. Hopefully they are right.

The best things about being a woman in tech

The best things about being a woman in tech

Rebook Digital Marketing took a positive look at the results of Ivanti’s recent Women in Tech survey and identified seven of the best things about being a woman in this industry.

Google employee walkout results in forced arbitration policy change

Google employee walkout results in forced arbitration policy change

Google employees worldwide walked out to protest how the company handled sexual misconduct claims against executives. In response, Google ended forced arbitration for some cases.

Why women leave tech

Why women leave tech

A new report from Indeed.com reveals why women leave the technology industry, including lack of career growth, poor management, and slow salary growth.

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.

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 …

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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