House of Mikko

  • Women of Color in Tech: How Can We Encourage Them?

    Women of Color in Tech: How Can We Encourage Them?

    Over the last five years, I have taught more than 300 really smart students. One of the smartest, at the Masters of Engineering Management at Duke University, was Viva Leigh Miller, a black woman. She had the ambition of moving to Silicon Valley after she graduated last year. I expected she would become a hotshot CEO. But Viva couldn’t get a job in the Valley—despite introductions that I gave… Read More