As engineer Susan J. Fowler’s viral account of her year at Uber underlined, a lack of gender diversity and faulty HR policies can lead to a vastly flawed corporate culture. Correcting imbalance and combating unacceptable behaviour are the responsibility of everyone in the tech industry, and women are taking the lead.
The discussion around funding women entrepreneurs is growing more active by the day. One thing is clear: driven women entrepreneurs aren’t willing to accept a funding system that favours male founders out of familiarity and prejudice.
The undeniable business case for startups delivering products and services that speak to the millennial consumer segment is getting stronger by the year.
Savvy startups targeting millenials have recently achieved highly successful funding rounds, thanks to their early success.
Take your software development skills to the blockchain and get involved in the community.
Incentives for in-house recruiters to bring in “diversity hires” hasn’t led to offers, says Wall Street Journal.
A total of 63 percent of people surveyed on Twitter say they have seen harassment in their workplace.
Women in Leadership fund tracks companies with a female CEO and/or with women making up 25% of the board.
Women in the technology sector are using Twitter to share fear and vent, according to analysis by the TechPORTFOLIO team with the IBM Watson Tone Analyzer.
It’s unfortunate the lack of women in progressive and disruptive industries, like the startup tech world, is still a topic for discussion in 2016. Yet, here we are.