No line for the ladies.
Great news: Diverse emoji are on their way...
Amazon joined a slew of other tech companies...
VIDEO: The number of African-American baseball players on Major League Baseball teams stands around 8% -- that's a huge decline compared to the 1970s.
The technology industry has come under...
The tech industry still has a long way to go in...
In today's global economy, business leaders...
Diversity at the top of the Wall Street's major...
VIDEO: The number of black baseball players on Major League Baseball teams stands around 8% -- that's a huge decline compared to the 1970s.
Pandora Media released its diversity report on...
Apple has expanded the group of executives it...
Apple released its first diversity report...
Apple's diversity numbers may not be perfect, but its ethnicity statistics are noticeably higher than those of other tech companies.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg thinks we still have a long way to go before the Silicon Valley's gender imbalance disappears.
Right now Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman is at the top of his game.
eBay is the latest Internet company to release its diversity statistics, and the numbers are slightly better than those of some other tech firms.
In the wake of a string of tech companies...
Twitter just revealed its US and global diversity statistics, and the numbers aren't great.
Joining the likes of Google, Yahoo, and...
Recent statistics from some of today's biggest tech companies show that there's a big problem with diversity.
Tech companies have been releasing their...
There's a huge disparity between men and...
It's no secret that women are often...
But the company says "it's only part of the story".
LinkedIn just released its workforce diversity...
Sallie Krawcheck -- who was once the most...
Google recently released its diversity...
Google disclosed its diversity numbers on Wednesday, confirming that white men still dominate Silicon Valley. A whopping 70% of its 46,170 employees worldwide are men and 61% of its staff is white. Knowing that the company is committed to improving those stats, and will likely be upping its hiring efforts […]
Google recently released the demographics of...
African-Americans in the tech industry still...
It’s no secret that there’s a lack of diversity in the coding community. A woman just left GitHub because she said she was “harassed by leadership” for two years. And in some states, not one girl took the AP test in computer science. But Lex Alexander, a self-taught coder, wants […]
In today's workforce, employees still face...
Facebook will allow people to choose a custom gender, and choose which audience sees it.
Apple is moving to diversify its board in response to mounting shareholder criticism. Bloomberg reports that Apple, a notoriously homogeneous company at its highest levels, recently added language to its board committee charter to show that it is committed to bringing women and minorities into its top echelons. According to […]
When it comes to hiring talent, one CEO says she looks for a “diversity of thought” first and foremost. Paulett Eberhart, CEO of client services firm CDI Corporation, told the Wall Street Journal she always looks for thought diversity in the candidates she interviews. That means looking for people that […]
Out of 16 “Saturday Night Live” cast members, currently only three are actors of colour — Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharaoh, and the Iranian Nasim Pedrad. So when the NBC comedy sketch show wants to do segments on pop culture hot topics such as Rihanna, Oprah, Michelle Obama, or Beyoncé, one […]
And the least.
It's all about how you think.
And the least.
Sallie Krawcheck says to not work with people like you.
They're young. They're smart. And they're doing great things in tech.
Whether or not there's a racial bias in tech, many African-Americans are doing remarkable things in the industry.
That's why you're seeing a lot of red lately.
PyCon is the largest annual conference dedicated to the open-source Python programming language; it counts among its sponsors Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. Normally, it is exactly as boring and unremarkable as a gathering of 20-five hundred programming-language enthusiasts sounds. But this year, on March 17th, two employees of PlayHaven, a […]
"Sounds like another man-hating, pug-fugly lesbian..."
"You don't have the power to make it stop."
Watching “Donglegate” unfold over the past few days has been like watching a comedy of errors slowly metastasize into a tragedy of thoughtlessness. News coverage of what unfolded at (and after) this year’s PyCon developer conference has already been written; I’ll assume that you’re up to speed. What follows is […]
Some companies say doing so would cause "competitive harm."
Today’s Smart Investor tip comes from Investopedia, which highlights five easy ways to tell an amateur investor from the real deal.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Uscapitolindaylight.jpg”] The 113th Congress convened for the first time last week, and the freshman class has been billed as particularly diverse. But overall, the House of Representatives is still mostly white and mostly male.As of the first day of the new Congress, there were 439 members of the House: 433 […]
Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) ripped into the Obama administration on Thursday for it’s apparent lack of diversity as the President begins to shuffle his cabinet for a second term.
A new map that divides the world’s vertebrates into 11 biogeographic realms is the biggest update to a 19th century version, and one of the most important maps for our understanding of global biodiversity.
[credit provider=”Guillaume Paumier/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gpaumier/5848375878/”] The success of gay lawyers in New York City has been skyrocketing in recent years.Too bad women and minorities have had no such luck.
[credit provider=”via Tulsi Gabbard” url=”http://votetulsi.com/media”] Recently appointed Hawaiian Democratic congresswoman and Iraq War veteran Tulsi Gabbard plans to swear her oath on Hindu sacred texts.Rachel Rickard Straus of the Daily Mail reports:
Ok, I admit it.
[credit provider=”Flickr/alamosbasement” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alamosbasement/3279278837/”] The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin, in which the university will defend its consideration of race in admissions.As an alumnus of this great American research university and as an executive who has spent a lifetime building businesses, […]
Sallie Krawcheck, the former president of global wealth and investment management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has come up with “Four Ways To Fix Banks”, which was published in the Harvard Business Review.
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[credit provider=”Mark Zuckerberg” url=”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100455456009301&set=p.10100455456009301&type=1&relevant_count=1″] Want to see what it’s like for women and minorities in the heartland of tech?Just take a look at Facebook’s senior management team, recently revealed in a photo posted by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Fixed income has been the hottest investment for so long, it’s hard to even remember that stocks were once considered a sexy investment.
Aidan Burley, the Conservative MP sacked as a parliamentary private secretary after it was revealed he attended a stag party in France where a guest wore a replica SS uniform, criticised Danny Boyle’s “leftie” Opening Ceremony.
Modern financial theory holds that a diversified portfolio of securities is the most efficient way for an investor to access an asset class. Idiosyncratic risk, the risk associated with an individual stock say, can be diversified away and therefore theory holds that investors don’t achieve any additional return for holding […]
[credit provider=”bisgovuk via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bisgovuk/5354322355/”] Poor communication and language barriers are costing companies a lot of money, yet executives aren’t doing enough about it. According to a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit — a business research unit of the Economist magazine — nearly half of the 572 senior executives […]
[credit provider=”AP”] McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner will retire later this year, and the man who’s replacing him is Don Thompson, the company’s current president and COO.He will be the first black person to take the helm of McDonald’s since it was founded in 1955, and he’s only the 12th to […]
[credit provider=”Getty Images News / Pool”] It’s not hard to see why Nicolas Sarkozy liked Rachida Dati, who formerly served in Sarkozy’s UMP government as Justice Minister.Not only is she a glamorous, good-looking, well educated woman, she is also, crucially, the first Muslim woman to hold a major French governmental […]
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nate/4439017429/”] Campus Republicans at UC Berkeley will host a controversial “diversity bake sale” tomorrow where prices will be determined by customer gender and race.According to Politico, the group will charge white men $2 for baked goods, Asian men will pay $1.50, Latino men will pay $1, black men […]
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/5453550123/in/photostream/”] In recent years the United States has developed into an increasingly pronounced class society.We see it in the growing inequality of income and wealth; we witness it in the expansion of corporate power and influence, at a time when blue-collar job status is on the […]
Lack of diversity has plagued college sports for decades, and last year was no different.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI), the members of which control around 15 per cent of the UK stock market, is to begin scrutinizing the number of women on boards in a move that could lead to more companies being challenged by shareholders over board diversity. ‘The ABI’s Institutional Voting […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/AJ Guel” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajguel/5030816117/”] Since firing Wade Phillips, the Cowboys have stabilised under interim head coach Jason Garrett winning two straight. But the Cowboys are prohibited from hiring Garrett as their full-time coach without interviewing other candidates, as SI’s Peter King reminds us. That’s because of the “Rooney Rule.” Instituted […]
When a FOX Business Sports reporter, Pete Najarian, met Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack recently, he snapped a picture with him.
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