gender gap

In tech, the wage gender gap worsens for women over time, and it’s worst for black women

According to a new study involving more than 120,000 job offers transacted on Hired, a jobs marketplace for tech workers, the average female candidate is still making less than her male peers for the

Women in tech are still an undervalued pipeline for innovation

Women tech founders face an uphill battle getting in front of VCs and raising money. That’s true in Silicon Valley, which still has the look of a college fraternity, and it’s true in tech hubs lik

Hidden Figures: Inspiring STEM heroes for girls

There is a much-loved aphorism used by parents of all generations that says “you are what you eat.” I would also suggest that a similar phenomenon holds true for career choices: “You become what

Winning the race to the digital economy by cracking the code on the gender gap

We are faced with a huge gender imbalance in technology that is only getting worse. Today, just 24 percent of the U.S. computing workforce is female. New research from Accenture and Girls Who Code est

For more diversity in the workplace, start with technical roles

The lack of diversity in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and age is well documented in the technology industry. Public data shared by major tech employers show that women only represent 25 to 45 perc

The wide world of e-sports

I played a lot of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty online when it launched. And by that I mean a lot. I inevitably drifted into watching streams of other players competing in order to improve my game. E

Former Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck launches Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women

Former Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck launched her anticipated new startup, a digital investment platform for women called Ellevest, this morning from the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 conference&#82

Tech companies can make retention of female employees a priority

The technology industry has a problem with retaining qualified female employees. According to a study by the Center for Work-Life Policy, 56 percent of women in computing jobs will leave their positio

Facebook says it doesn’t have a gender pay gap

Apparently, Facebook, which is just 32% female worldwide, doesn’t have a gender pay gap, according to Lori Goler, head of people at Facebook. In the United States, women make about 76 cents for

Silicon Valley could gain $25 billion by narrowing gender gap

Research has shown, time and time again, that diversity is good for business and the economy. If Silicon Valley can close the gender gap, the tech-heavy area could gain $25 billion (a 9% increase) in

Women aren’t the only ones who feel they’re not paid fairly in tech

Comparably, the Glassdoor-like platform for self-reporting employment and compensation data, has released some data around culture at tech companies. Within a couple of weeks of launching, over 2,000

Women Use Pinterest, But They Don’t Run It

Only 40 percent of Pinterest employees are women, even though the majority of the company's users are female, according to a report released by Pinterest Thursday. Pinterest’s ratio appears bette

No Women In CS? Well, Not For Long

At Stanford, just under 21 percent of undergraduate CS majors, the school’s most popular major, are women. Surrounding the school, Silicon Valley is starved for talented engineers, with companies