How Melinda Gates used computer science to help solve this major issue in tech

Original source link here.

While philanthropist Melinda Gates spends much of her time working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on ways to resolve and prevent global health crises, she has also brought attention to the lack of

Read more

Continue Reading →

Investment group urges more women in Amazon’s senior ranks following harassment allegations

Original source link here.
CtW Investment Group, which works with union-sponsored pension funds, has urged Amazon to improve the diversity of its senior executive ranks. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)

In the wake of sexual harassment allegations against a now former Amazon … Read more

Continue Reading →

Women in Business Q&A: Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President, Business Development …

Original source link here.

As executive vice president of business development, Peggy Johnson is responsible for driving strategic partnerships and transactions to accelerate growth for Microsoft and its customers. Johnson works with external partners around the world, ranging from

Read more

Continue Reading →

CES Responds to Diversity Backlash, Announces ‘Keynote Panel’

Original source link here.

Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, speaks during the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.  Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Days after it started receiving backlash for appearing to include only men in the

Read more

Continue Reading →

How Braintree’s diversity program helps employees overcome unconscious bias — and more

Original source link here.

Photography by Chris Murphy

When it comes to diversity, Braintree employees will be the first to tell you that numbers don’t tell the whole story. With a dedicated diversity and inclusion program, the company defines … Read more

Continue Reading →

Why Diversity Matters in Your Workplace — And How to Achieve It

Original source link here.

A diverse workplace is not just a tool to impress prospective minority hires. Companies with a wide range of employees enjoy broader skill sets, experiences, and points of view, all of which combine to give … Read more

Continue Reading →

Why the tech industry needs more discussion about womens’ accomplishments

Original source link here.

Last month, CloudNOW announced its Top 10 Women in Cloud Innovation Award recipients, naming women from companies like LinkedIn, Verizon, and Microsoft to name a few.

TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson met with CloudNOW nonprofit co-founders Susan … Read more

Continue Reading →