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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What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

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Engineering faces a serious gender-based retention problem. Despite all the efforts encouraging women to study engineering, over 40% of highly skilled women who enter the field end up leaving. Much has been written

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Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

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Culture is often referred to as “the way things are done around here.” But to be useful, we need to get more specific than that. The best companies recognize that there are three

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Uber Report: Company’s Diversity Effort a Work in Progress

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The percentage of some underrepresented groups working in technology at Uber Technologies—the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company—has increased slightly since 2017, according to the company’s second annual diversity report, released Tuesday.

But while the percentage … Read more

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Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield details approach to sustaining an inclusive workforce

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In light of the tech industry’s last year of one sexual harassment scandal after another, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield says the company has had active conversations about the issues. However, Slack has not made any … Read more

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Women of Color Get Asked to Do More “Office Housework.” Here’s How They Can Say No.

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Research shows that women of color are more likely to be assigned or asked to take on office housework tasks, such as ordering lunch or running mentoring programs. When faced with these requests,

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5 Things We Learned About Creating a Successful Workplace Diversity Program

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Companies today spend millions of dollars on workplace diversity programs and outreach, often with little to show for it. A team at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), a large, federally funded

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Women In Tech: Educated, Ambitious And Underpaid

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More women are learning to code than ever before. Still, they are more likely to hold junior positions and be compensated less.

As Women’s History Month nears its close in 2018, many people have … Read more

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How Black Women Describe Navigating Race and Gender in the Workplace

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Interviews with 10 women of color shed light on some of the common challenges faced by black women in the workplace, how they cope with those challenges, and how those coping mechanisms affect

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