Diversity

Tech employees quit their jobs mostly because of unfair work environments, study says

 Life isn’t fair. Work’s not fair. Tech isn’t fair. So it’s no surprise that unfairness or mistreatment is the most frequently cited reason for leaving a job in tech, according to the Kapor Center for Social Impact’s Tech Leavers study. The study looked at four main types of unfair treatment, behaviors and experiences: unfair people management practices,… Read More

Tech employees quit their jobs mostly because of unfair work environments, study says

 Life isn’t fair. Work’s not fair. Tech isn’t fair. So it’s no surprise that unfairness or mistreatment is the most frequently cited reason for leaving a job in tech, according to the Kapor Center for Social Impact’s Tech Leavers study. The study looked at four main types of unfair treatment, behaviors and experiences: unfair people management practices,… Read More

Ne-Yo makes his first move into tech with an investment in a coding school

 R&B artist and producer Ne-Yo is making his first move into tech via an investment in the Holberton School for full-stack software engineers. Yup, it turns out Ne-Yo participated in the $2.3 million round Holberton announced in February. He’s also joining the school’s board of trustees in order to help attract people from underrepresented groups to learn how to… Read More

Slack’s diversity report reveals how many people with disabilities it employs

 Tech companies rarely, if ever, include information about how many people with disabilities they employ. Today, Slack is changing things up. Read More

Oneva wants to make it easier to access elder, infant and child care through employee benefits

 When it comes to finding someone to take care of your kids or your aging parent, the on-demand aspect of services that some businesses offer is not really a selling point. The most important element is trust and the peace of mind that you’re hiring a qualified person to take care of some of the most important people in your life. Onēva enables employers to offer elder, infant and… Read More

How diversity drives innovation and results

Maximizing results is about diversity and inclusion on all rungs of the ladder. Making that an everyday reality is a goal we reach for like any …

Uber’s head of diversity will be speaking at TC Sessions: Justice

 I’m excited to announce that Bernard Coleman, Uber’s global head of diversity and inclusion, will be speaking in a fireside chat at TC Sessions: Justice, our day-long event about diversity, inclusion and social justice. Coleman joined Uber earlier this year in January, and has had to hit the ground running in light of sexual harassment allegations and the release of Uber’s… Read More

Uber allows more time for sexism probe, expects report by end of May

 Uber’s management is expecting an external investigation of its workplace culture to report by the end of May. Read More

Facebook’s F8 developers conference will be more diverse than last year

 Ahead of Facebook’s annual developers conference, F8, Facebook shared the demographic makeup of this year’s expected attendees exclusively with TechCrunch. Of the people who chose to disclose, 28.7% self-identified as women (a 4.9% increase from last year) and 19.3% self-identified as underrepresented ethnicities in tech (black, Latinx, Native American, Alaska Native, Native… Read More

Hey Tech Giants: How About Action on Diversity, Not Just Reports?

Maybe the best way to show commitment to change is to actually change. The post Hey Tech Giants: How About Action on Diversity, Not Just Reports? appeared first on WIRED.

London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks Had More Models of Color This Season Than Any Previous One

As we reported last month, New York Fashion Week hit a landmark for diversity during its Fall 2017 season; for the first time, every show or presentation included at least one model of color. And while we were — obviously — more than thrilled about these ...Continue reading

For the First Time at New York Fashion Week, Every Runway Included at Least One Model of Color

Coming off a landmark year for racial, body and age diversity, as well as transgender visibility, within the fashion industry in 2016, we had high hopes heading into New York Fashion Week's Fall 2017 season. Featuring 31.9 percent nonwhi...

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