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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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