In recent years, companies in Silicon Valley have been under intense focus as the call grows louder for more diverse and inclusive work environments where everyone -- particularly women and other underrepresented minorities -- can innovate and thrive.
Hey, I've been working some within the women in tech community, supporting women-led startups and code programs for women and girls. Lots of times, the folks in this community don't get the recognition they deserve.
For most of my youngest years, my mom cleaned wealthy people's homes and offices so they didn't have to -- so they could focus on their own families and their own careers. Intelligent and talented women of color, like my mother, make up nearly one third of the nation's workforce, but when compared to white women, they are twice as likely to be employed in lower-wage sectors.
After 10 years as a business owner, I encountered a specific kind of sexism this week that I've actually never come across before.
By Rara Williams, WiSci STEAM Camp participant I was recently part of the ANNpower Global Delegation to the 2015 Trust Women Conference in London, a ...
The fourth industrial revolution is using digital technology to revolutionize almost every part of our life at an unprecedented pace. But one of the biggest implications is just how harmful this revolution may be to the progress of women because they are underrepresented in tech.
Promise Phelon wields extensive experience leading high-growth technology companies in rapidly evolving industries with a history of attracting winnin...
We have a responsibility to give young people a strong foundation in these fields as early as possible, so that they can pursue whatever career options are most appealing to them.
If you're in the technology business, you know that finding qualified people is hard. There's just not enough talent to fill the available jobs. Women and minorities are conspicuously absent from this field, and that means we're all missing out. How do we find "new blood" and fresh thinking?
LEAF interns gain valuable first-hand conservation experience and often go on to pursue successful environmental career paths. © Karine Aigner...
Now as a woman with a 15 year career in STEM and a daughter headed towards Middle School, I encourage her and her Nerd Herd at STEM meetings and competitions.
By Rita Abban, WiSci STEAM Camp parent So I got caught up in all the feverish preparations for my daughter to attend WiSci STEAM Camp. The first of i...
What's crucial about this blockbuster passing the Bechdel test is the power it holds to influence a whole new generation of pop culture consumers on gender representations.
You do NOT lack competence! You may just be a little off balance in the confidence department.
You don't have to be a financial analyst to discuss tech business topics. Next time you're hanging around the water cooler with your colleagues talk about your guesstimate for the next market correction. Who knows? Your CEO might just walk by and be impressed!
When you start a business, the last thing you'd ever want to think about is the day when you might close its doors. Instead, you envision what some may consider more graceful or glorious exits, like having your business acquired.