Women are rising through the ranks at VC firms, new survey shows
The next generation of women venture capitalists are rising through the leadership ranks — though there are some caveats.
Europe’s inaugural Women in VC Summit is the first step in a long climb toward equity
Some of the most prominent women in venture capital descended upon Paris this week for the first Women in VC Summit: Europe.
UX focuses on men’s experience: We need financial products built for women
If your product is made for the lived male experience, it will attract more male customers and so -- yep, you guessed it -- your user experience data - will also be biased.
Systems thinking can help end practices that harm women worldwide
Many of the world's problems are indeed incredibly complex. But they are not unsolvable.
Aiming to create a gender-equitable startup landscape?
Only by leaving behind inclusivity lip service and taking decisive actions to bring women into funds and encourage them as founders will we start to achieve gender equity in the startup world.
Gapsquare, a pioneer of machine learning into gender pay disparity, is acquired by XpertHR
Inequalities between women and men in the workplace have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and are likely to persist in the near future, according to the International Labour Organization
Fewer CEOs are serving on outside boards. That’s good (and bad)
Increased diversity on boards isn’t just a great development by itself; board experience positions members well for future leadership roles, getting more women and people of color into corner office
Your deal flow is not diverse enough
Recognizing the issue is the first step to solving any problem. The increase in awareness and action is sure to bring forth important development that makes the future brighter for women entrepreneurs
Startup fundraising is the most tangible gender gap. How can we overcome it?
Closing the gender gap in VC funding is no simple task, but it’s one that must be undertaken.
Sponsors could be key to solving tech’s lack of gender diversity
If tech companies want to ignite real change within the industry, they must bolster their dedication to empowering female talent.
Gender & compensation at VC-backed startups – Where are we today?
Compensation is the most intimate way a company can interact with its employees. For far too long, compensation managers and committees have operated behind closed doors, keeping pay guidelines...
‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: Nomiku Founder CEO Lisa Fetterman on why Silicon Valley doesn’t care about female founders
Welcome to this week’s transcribed edition of This is Your Life in Silicon Valley. We’re running an experiment for Extra Crunch members that puts This is Your Life in Silicon Valley in words – s
Tackling ‘big tech’ issues through storytelling, with Jessica Powell
Jessica Powell, Google’s former head of PR from 2012-2018 (years in which Google required a not-insignificant amount of PR leadership), is now a rock star writer whose 2018 debut book, The Big Disru
Gender, race and social change in tech; Moira Weigel on the Internet of Women, Part Two
Tech ethics can mean a lot of different things, but surely one of the most critical, unavoidable, and yet somehow still controversial propositions in the emerging field of ethics in technology is that
On the Internet of Women with Moira Weigel
“Feminism,” the writer and editor Marie Shear famously said in an often-misattributed quote, “is the radical notion that women are people.” The genius of this line, of course, is that it appea
California may mandate a woman in the boardroom, but businesses are fighting it
California is moving toward becoming the first state to require companies to have women on their boards --assuming the idea could survive a likely court challenge.
Apple diversity head Denise Young Smith apologizes for controversial choice of words at summit
Apple’s Denise Young Smith sent an apology to team members at Apple today over comments she made at the One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. “Last week, while attending a summit in Bogota,
Sexism in tech (and elsewhere) has always been an open secret but it seems we've hit an inflection point. More women are now willing to expose that secret.
Uber female engineers to Travis: ‘there’s a systemic problem with sexism here’
Following accusations of sexism being ingrained into the culture of ride-hailing company Uber, after a female ex-employ detailed her experience in a blog post earlier this week, CEO Travis Kalanick he
French Government to promote gender equality in the tech ecosystem
The French Government announced a new initiative today in order to promote gender equality in the tech ecosystem in France with the help of 15 organizations. Like in many other countries, there are le