2015 Diversity Report Card, Career Advice You Didn't Get, Asana Hires Diversity Chief, Women in esports
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Issue #5 // January 5, 2016
2015 Diversity Report Card
2016 is here, so it's time to reflect on how the largest companies in tech are doing in their diversity efforts. Engadget takes a look at Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter's diversity efforts in 2015. Each company is scored on their public commitments to increasing diversity, as well as how much progress they made towards those goals in 2015.

The career advice you probably didn’t get [video]
In this enlightening TED talk, management expert Susan Colantuono describes how current performance management systems and training work only to get women into middle management. They do not provide the skills necessary to promote women to senior management. She describes the “Missing 33%” of skills needed for senior leadership: business, strategic and financial acumen.
Susan Colantuono // TED

Dustin Moskovitz start-up Asana hires first diversity chief
Asana is fighting the perception that you should only worry about diversity once you are a “big company”. They’ve hired Sonja Gittens-Ottley, from Facebook, to lead efforts at creating a diverse workforce in the 175-person company.
USA Today

Women in tech: Why esports are a win for diversity
Boston-based Skillz shares some of the reasons it has been successful at recruiting and retaining women in their esports business.

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified
Tara Mohr // Harvard Business Review


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