In late October, a short article, published in Fast Company addresses multiple steps to diversity. It is a quick -- a one-minute read on Intel's integrated approach to hiring, progression, and retention. Support for all employes comes through Warmline, a confidential hotline to help employees work through personal and professional roadblocks. … Continue reading Intel questions the business case for homegeneity
Cokie Roberts, Longtime Washington Broadcaster, Dies at 75. Listen to NPR review the lustrous and illustrous career of Coke Roberts. The NPR podcast series showcases Cokie's life and work as she helps build NPR. Read the full article here. Listen to the NPR Podcast, here.
With an elbow length of tertiary degrees, one could assume that the type of discrimination highlighted in today's post would be obvious to me. But somehow, I only grasped the inconvenience and missed this critical fact: access to toilets lives in the intersection of public health and sanitation--and privilege. "If struggling to find suitable toilet … Continue reading in 2019, to pee is a verb, but is still a gender (and class) issue
Our post today looks at success stories for women-led startups and funding provided by female venture capitalists who consider access to capital for women entrepreneurs with smart ideas and products. Able Partners fund was started three years ago by Lisa Blau and Amanda Eilian and has been an early-stage investor in a number of female-founded … Continue reading Need Financial Backing For Your Idea, Your Product, Your Startup?
This week, the New York Times Magazine included a well written article on gender balance in the computing fields. Written by Clive Thompson, it is a fascinating story (Feb 13, 2019) of the early days of coding. -- only hardware engineers were highly sought after. Women filled the ranks of writing code -- women who … Continue reading Coding Trends that will surprise you