BiasWatchNeuro; Gender Wage Gap; Undermining; Culture; Pipeline
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Issue #40 // September 6, 2016

A group of scientists, tired of conference panels consisting exclusively of men, start a movement to collect data on the percentage of women represented. The New York Times covers the website, called BiasWatchNeuro, and brings attention to diversity in the sciences.

Tech giants are doing something about the gender wage gap, pledging to pay women equally.

Six reasons why the way you hire candidates might be undermining your efforts to create a diverse workforce.

A group of coder-students from the Ada Developers Academy tells their U.S. Congresswoman that tech needs to create a more welcoming culture in order to attract and retain the best workers.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows tech companies that the lack of diversity is not a “pipeline problem.” Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds do not get hired at the same rate as their graduation from universities.


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