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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Diversity and inclusion efforts in tech have stalled due to ‘diversity fatigue’

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  • Diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts in the tech industry have stalled, according to a new Atlassian study. Despite recognizing its reputation for keeping out people of color and other underrepresented groups, tech
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A Denver tech company became more diverse and had its best financial year ever. Here’s why that …

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2017 was a record-breaker for SendGrid, an anchor of the Denver technology region. Revenues passed the $100 million mark, growing 40 percent in a year. It added new customers at the same growth rate. And … 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.

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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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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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