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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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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Silicon Valley’s pay gap between women and men in tech is so wide it increases the national …

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All over the country, women across various industries are fighting for equal pay, and the tech industry is no exception.

According to data from Statista, the average pay gap in the tech industry for … Read more

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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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Why Marissa Mayer fears #MeToo may discourage women from pursuing leadership positions

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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is concerned about the impact she feels the #MeToo movement could be having on the next generation of female leaders.

In her first interview since leaving her role last year,

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Black Caucus member tells Zuckerberg Facebook is ‘not nearly’ diverse enough

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Congressional Black Caucus member G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday that his efforts to include more black people on his company’s leadership team have so far fallen short of meeting the goal

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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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Uber to pay $10 million over claims it paid women, minority engineers less

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Uber will pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the troubled ride-hailing firm discriminated against hundreds of female and minority engineers.

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Bead event allowed students to express identity, connect with others

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Through reds and blues and many other hues, students expressed their identity and created key chains in the Student Union Building on March 21.

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