Twitter recently saw an engineer publicly step down from his post due to dissatisfaction with the way the tech giant treats minority employees and the effort to increase diversity. Since then, a top representative of the company has responded, apologizing for its shortcomings and promising to do better. »
Efforts to slay the work-life balance dragons are finally center stage—studies, books, and powerful women have made it a buzzy cause du jour. But that doesn’t mean every single woman with a corporate success story should be expected to discuss this issue at length, especially in contexts meant to highlight their… »
Ex-Google engineer Erica Baker fought back against discriminatory employment practices when she organized the creation of a spreadsheet of her co-workers’ salaries to encourage transparency. Google’s management was obviously displeased and punished Baker, who is a black woman, by withholding peer bonuses — but didn’t… »
Here’s an interesting company benefit: IBM will start shipping breast milk home for nursing employees obligated to travel thither and yon for work. »
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“Drones are lovely. Drone-flown clothing flutters beautifully in the prop wash and floats down the runway like a ghost.” That’s a real quote from a real person. »
Supermodel and Taylor Swift BFF, Karlie Kloss has started a foundation aimed at teaching girls and young women how to code. Kode with Karlie provides scholarships and an intense two-week training course where young women can learn the basics of coding.
Women are notoriously underrepresented in tech fields for a variety of complicated reasons. Two women are trying to close that gap with a web service that helps moms find tech jobs that allow them to work remotely.
Yesterday Ellen Pao lost her sexual discrimination suit against her former employer, technology venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. In the $16 million suit, Pao alleged that Kleiner Perkins had passed her over for promotion and excluded her from meetings after she accused a senior partner of sexual harassment. »
At a SXSW panel yesterday called How Innovation Happens, Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, US Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discussed how an increased level of diversity and gender inclusivity is necessary to bring about breakthroughs in the tech sphere. »
Ellen Pao, who's suing the venture capital investment firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for gender bias, testified Monday against a former male colleague whom she called "relentless" when she broke off their affair. »
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