diversity

The Next Generation of Leadership Weighs In

To bring a fresh perspective to Techonomy 2017, we invited four high school students to attend the event and share their impressions.

More Onstage Heroes at the Upcoming Techonomy 2017

What we do at Techonomy is unique, by two essential measures–the people on stage, and the people in the audience. You will not find a mix of thinkers like this elsewhere. Here we introduce a...

Marlin Page on Diversity and Inclusion in Technology

Marlin Page of Sisters Code with some "real talk" about diversity and inclusion in Technology at Techonomy 2016.

New Tools to Tackle the Business Diversity Crisis

Almost every company is embarrassingly uniform in its ethnic and gender makeup, even as data increasingly shows that in diversity is strength. Now, finally, software and other tools are emerging that may help bring a...

Beyond Tech’s “Pipeline Problem” towards Inclusive Meritocracies

In the year since I last attended Techonomy, we’ve seen major shifts in the workforce. In 2015, millennials became the largest labor force in the United States. The U.S. Government Accountability Office estimates 40.4% of...

Google’s Fail of a Ramadan App

Earlier this month Google launched a “Ramadan Companion App.” As a Muslim who works in marketing strategy and social media, who has consulted on a number of Muslim-focused marketing projects, this seemed to me like...

Why Starbucks Should Be Talking About Race

Starbucks is in the crosshairs. How dare it ask its employees, customers, and America to discuss the role of race and racism in American society? The company recently began a project it calls "Race Together,"...

Unitive’s Laura Mather on the Science of Diversity

On the opening day of the Techonomy 2014 conference, Laura Mather, founder and CEO of Unitive, spoke about how her company's software helps to eliminate unconscious bias and encourage diversity in hiring and promotion.

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann on Making Tech More Inclusive

After Google released the demographic data of its employees in May, a slew of other Internet giants followed suit, reaffirming a troubling truth: the tech industry is largely male and largely white. At September's Techonomy...

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