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Advocating for a more diverse engineering and technology culture.
Issue #21 // April 26, 2016

The first comprehensive study on women in venture capital and their impact on female founders
TechCrunch

Why Hiring for Cultural Fit Can Thwart Your Diversity Efforts
Too often, “cultural fit” and a reliance on Big Data to make hiring decisions can reinforce the existing prejudices all of us have.
Harvard Business Review

Intel CEO says leadership team has received threats for company’s stance on diversity
Intel is funding several initiatives to increase the diversity of their workforce, including a $300 million investment in partnerships with historically black universities. There’s more coverage on this story at Engadget.
TechCrunch

TaskRabbit teams with black lawmakers to boost tech diversity
TaskRabbit is, unfortunately, one of the few Silicon Valley startups with an African-American CEO. They are taking steps to formalize diversity initiatives already in progress.
USA Today

The “Women in Tech” convo needs more men
Jess Iandiorio, VP of Marketing at Drift, talks about the need for more male allies in the effort to achieve a greater gender balance in technology.
Medium

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