It’s Time For Tech to Come to Terms With Its Inclusion Problem

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Seema Lakhani is head of product and head of Wattpad Labs at Wattpad.

As a woman of color in a leadership role in tech, I can tell you what is scarce in today’s tech industry … Read more

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Acknowledges Sexism Reports, Claims Company Has Progressed

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Amid continued calls for greater diversity and less discrimination in tech, Snap Inc. on Tuesday became the latest major tech company to come under scrutiny for its company culture.

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Five Workplace Challenges for Employers in Changing Times

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[Co-author: Alyssa Muñoz – Law Clerk]

As Gordon Gekko famously pronounced in the 1980s classic movie Wall Street, “The most valuable commodity … is information.” Those words have never rung truer than in today’s world … Read more

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Why diversity creates a better company culture, and ultimately a better business

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TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson talked with Praful Saklani, CEO and founder of commercial relationship management firm Pramata. According to a report by the company, organizations that do not foster an inclusive environment eventually lose out by … Read more

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Amazon’s board adopts shareholder-backed diversity proposal

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Late last year, following the resignation of Amazon Studios head Roy Price amid allegations of sexual harassment, investor coalition CtW Investment Group sent a letter to Jeff Bezos and the rest of Amazon’s board demanding … Read more

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Older workers are consistently discriminated against in job hiring — here’s how we can fix that

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There’s a lot of canonical career advice out there. Better to overdress than underdress, for example. Try to beat your boss to the office. Scrub your resume and cover letters of typos and unnecessary jargon. … Read more

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Report: Amazon board’s diversity stance draws fire from Amazon employees

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Amazon employees are not pleased with one of its latest decisions. The company’s board has been lobbying to vote down a proposal from CtW Investment Group, which would require that

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Legislators, investors call for Silicon Valley giants to diversify their boards

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U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, along with several other members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with several major Silicon Valley technology companies earlier this month to press them to address their diversity problem.

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