How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity

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Last week, Slack, the company whose popular, plaid-themed messaging app has simplified office communications and introduced custom fox emoji into our daily routines, quietly released its 2017 diversity report. Diversity reports, which list statistics

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Uber diversity report: Staff slightly less white and male – CNET

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Uber is trying to have more women and people of color on its staff.

 


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Uber released its second-ever diversity report on Tuesday, which shows how it’s improved in some areas and in other … Read more

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Ways to create more opportunities for women in the tech sector

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Women make up half of tech users, and the evidence is that their skills are every bit as good as men’s, yet they account for under 20% of people working in the tech industry, and … Read more

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Meet Angela Roseboro, Global Head Of Diversity At Dropbox

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Angela Roseboro wants to make sure that Dropbox is the top choice for talent everywhere.

After more than 20 years of experience working with major financial firms like T. Rowe … 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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Here’s how some tech companies are chipping away at bias against women

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SEATTLE — Bridget Frey was the only woman on Redfin’s engineering team in Seattle when she joined the online real-estate company more than six years ago. She wasn’t surprised, having worked in the male-dominated tech … Read more

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Hired spent $2 million to fix its wage gap

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The pay gap is real, my friends. Hired, the career marketplace that produces studies about pay inequality, spent $2 million in 2016 to close its wage gap across gender, race and sexual identity. Since … Read more

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki: Three Ways Tech Companies Should Improve Diversity

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Executive vide president of Forbes Media Moira Forbes, left, interviews YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, right, at theBoardlist and Forbes’ first ‘BoardForward Awards.’

Last summer, Google fired an engineer named James Damore, who wrote an internal … Read more

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Research: CEOs with Diverse Networks Create Higher Firm Value

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Research has shown that firms benefit when their CEOs have strong networks. A new study explored that idea by looking at whether the diversity of a CEO’s network affects their firm. Researchers used

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