Tag: STEM

Black Women in Tech: How Companies Can Fix the Representation Gap

The technology industry is currently experiencing great success as major companies build new flagship locations, creating many new job opportunities for skilled tech engineers. However, as the industry continues to change and grow, one thing remains the same: the lack of underrepresented groups finding employment with tech companies. As tech leaders publicly address their efforts […]

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Recruiting for Diversity

A common explanation for the lack of diversity in certain professions—such as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)—and in managerial and executive positions is the “pipeline problem.” The idea is that there isn’t much diversity at the top levels of companies because there isn’t much diversity at the entry level, and these companies promote from […]

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Transparency Only Part of the Gender Pay Gap Solution

Pay transparency has been the gold standard for fighting all kinds of pay inequity. Recent research by PayScale claims that pay transparency does, in fact, solve the gender wage gap. I spoke with an expert about the findings, as well as some of her own research, and she believes pay transparency must be part of […]

NAFE Announces Top Companies for Executive Women

In a recent press release, the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named its Top 70 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women. “While there are still too few women at the top of our nation’s corporations, NAFE is proud to spotlight trailblazing companies that prepare, promote and push women to executive levels,” the release said.

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NAFE Announces Top Companies for Executive Women

In a recent press release, the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named its Top 70 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women. “While there are still too few women at the top of our nation’s corporations, NAFE is proud to spotlight trailblazing companies that prepare, promote and push women to executive levels,” the release said.

How a Comic Book Character Can Promote Women in STEM

Diversity and inclusion were once considered “fluffy” company goals that were pursued by bleeding hearts or, more cynically, the PR-minded, but that view has steadily changed over the last few decades.

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How a Comic Book Character Can Promote Women in STEM

Diversity and inclusion were once considered “fluffy” company goals that were pursued by bleeding hearts or, more cynically, the PR-minded, but that view has steadily changed over the last few decades.

The Race to Close the Tech Skills Gap

A total of 11.8 million Americans held jobs in the tech industry in 2018, up 2.3% from the previous year. To put this in perspective, if that pace holds true, the number of U.S. tech professionals will grow 13.1% over the next decade, amounting to 8.6 million new jobs.