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We Need to Start Talking

Paul Jarvis | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Paul Jarvis

We all need to be more vocal so that we don't stand for the slippery slope of misogyny or sexism. Unacceptable behavior needs to be called out, not only by the victim of it but also by anyone else who's aware of it.

The Glaring Gender Dilemma Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Are Hiding From

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 12.07.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

It is time to hold the venture-capital community accountable and to demand that it publish diversity data.

Women Are Thriving In Tech -- Why Are They Still Invisible?

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 11.09.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

With nearly 16 million programmers in the world, at 10 to 15 percent women, there are more than two million female programmers -- but we never see them. echnical women remain largely invisible and behind the scenes despite important and often elite contributions.

Changing Silicon Valley's Frat Boy Culture

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

When I started writing about the gender disparity I saw in Silicon Valley, I took intense fire from the boys club. They could get away with this because such frat-boy behavior was considered acceptable in Silicon Valley. But things are changing for the better.

What It's Like to Be a Girl Who Codes

Cindy Hoang | Posted 06.11.2014 | Technology
Cindy Hoang

The world seems like it will never be equal for men and women because of how society perceives gender roles. Nonetheless, there are people working to change how people look at things, and you can feel the industry really shifting.