Intel questions the business case for homegeneity

  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

in 2019, to pee is a verb, but is still a gender (and class) issue

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

Need Financial Backing For Your Idea, Your Product, Your Startup?

  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?

Coding Trends that will surprise you

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