A workforce crisis hurting women, especially mothers

Jan 22, 2021
Women left their jobs at a far greater rate than men in 2020. What does this mean for the economy?
Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, says the new administration should press companies to bring back female employees who have left the workforce.
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Inequities in venture capital hinder founders of color well beyond seed funding

Jun 3, 2020
They don’t just have a harder time getting initial funding. They also get less of it.
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton (right) speaks on a panel. Backstage invests in founders of color, women and LGBTQ entrepreneurs.
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Job losses indicate we are in a "she-cession"

May 28, 2020
Women are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic when it comes to jobs.
Two servers at a reopened restaurant in Las Vegas. The jobs that have been lost recently,  like servers and retail clerks, are mostly done by women.
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At my 18th CES tech show, I felt unwelcome

Jan 11, 2019
Booth babes, tech bros and gender bias. Why is this still happening in 2019?
A dancer performs at the Lamborghini massage chair display at CES 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

What will it take to change Silicon Valley's bro culture?

Feb 7, 2018
Emily Chang details how Silicon Valley came to be a hostile work environment for women in her new book, "Brotopia."

Can we get a critical mass of women in tech within a decade?

Oct 18, 2017
Reshma Saujani, the CEO and founder of Girls Who Code, wants to solve Silicon Valley's gender diversity problem. And she says she's well on her way.
Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, accepts the Diversity Advocate Award at the 34th Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner in New York City in September.
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Not all men agree that Silicon Valley has a gender problem

Sep 29, 2017
Nellie Bowles of the NYT says that fringe ideas about gender roles have become "emboldened" and grown.
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Having a diverse workplace is a worthy investment

Aug 18, 2017
Hiring a diverse workforce can be linked to better business practices and outcomes, including helping a company’s bottom line.
Google Sundar Pichai speaks at annual Google I/O Developers Conference in May 2016.
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Why women are behind men on the U.S. corporate ladder

Oct 1, 2015
A new study looks at the disparities between genders in the workplace.

Northeastern's Silicon Valley campus

Mar 30, 2015
The university plans to launch educational hubs embedded in Bay Area companies.