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Sexual Harassment in Astronomy; Microsoft; Better Business; Pinterest; LGBT in Tech
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Advocating for a more diverse engineering and technology culture.
Issue #20 // April 19, 2016

For Female Astronomers, Sexual Harassment Is a Constant Nightmare
Unfortunately, the field of Astronomy is not alone in the sciences in having a serious sexual harassment problem. In this story, women scientists tell of “everyday misogyny” punctuated by serious harassment incidents.
Vice

Microsoft's diversity should mirror its keynote
Tech conferences and keynotes are great avenues for companies to include and celebrate a wide range of employees. All too often, the majority of speakers are straight, white men.
Engadget

Diversity: Better Business—Not Just the Right Thing To Do
Nielsen - the company that sells insights into what people watch and buy - provides a great statement on the business case for diversity. They take a broad view of the term diversity, and include successes from Sriracha hot sauce to the Broadway musical Hamilton.
Nielsen

Get That Life: How I Became the Head of Diversity at Pinterest
A look at the career of Candice Morgan and her path to Pinterest.
Black EOE Journal

Tech Industry Scores High on LGBT Ranking, but Few Gay Execs Lead
Even the most progressive diversity reports among technology companies still rarely include LGBT employee representation.
Wall Street Journal

 

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