Stereotypes in advertising are bad for business. As brands ignore women’s perspectives, women fight to make their voices — and consumers’ — heard.
It’s easy to celebrate the accelerating ability of AI and machine learning to solve problems. It can be more difficult, however, to admit that this technology might be causing them in the first place. Tech companies that have implemented algorithms meant to be an objective, bias-free solution to recruiting more female talent have learned this […]
Women are being heard like never before, and it is absolutely incredible. The #MeToo movement has created a domino effect of sorts, as company policies that address women’s needs and long-shuttered opportunities for women are increasingly flooding into the mainstream. That includes the tech world, where a newfound emphasis and expectation on coding, software development, […]
By Ashley Reed, Human Resources for the Digital Home Team at Comcast Cable For Internet of Things engineers, there’s a lot to be excited about these days, but one thing that’s been particularly inspiring to me – as a woman who is continuously on the lookout for talented software engineers – is the emergence of […]
Personal safety wearables development and adoption is on the rise with a range of wearable safety devices on the market like Nimb, Revolar and Siren. Their common thread is that they aim to enable the user to get help in situations where their personal safety is at risk by sending an alert to pre-selected friends or family, typically a text message […]
Ayda, a promising new health wearable taking family planning to a whole new level that was founded just last year, is set to launch soon. The firm raised around $600,000 in seed capital and was recently named a “High Potential Startup” by Enterprise Ireland. Ayda’s mobile phone app – currently in the design stages – tracks […]
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It pledges “full representation” across its entire workforce by 2020.
Cheap add-ons help me slay this beastly phone.
Stereotypes triggered an engineering gender imbalance.
Disrupting maternal health.
Where are the women?
The men have to wait.
A systemic problem.
We went to actual Silicon Valley companies to look past the Hollywood stereotypes offered on TV. Here’s who we found.
A “Female Minifigure Set” won as this year’s fan-designed Lego set.
Through Twitter, women speaking out against the brutal shooting in Isla Vista have found a common voice.
At a panel in San Francisco on Tuesday, a group of women came together to speak their truth. It’s an essential first start.