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How to Manage — and Remove — Bias in AI

We have a tremendous opportunity to design fairness and transparency into our decision-making systems.

What is Womxn? Here’s Why Your Company Needs to Get on Board.

Major companies are moving into the conversation about how to reflect the increasingly complex, nuanced ways Americans identify ourselves.

Diversity Difficulties in Tech: Women need to be prepared to change the rules

“We have to rethink everything. If you think about the world we’re living in, men designed it. They selected the players. They selected the rules. Then, they selected what ‘winning’ looks like. We don’t quite...

#MeToo Comes Out of the Shadows

As the tech industry’s issues with sexual harassment, workplace mistreatment, and abuse of power move into public view, employees are holding their companies accountable with displays of activism.

Tech is Bridging the Gender Equality Gap

In recent years, companies have been increasingly focused on addressing the gender equity gap. It’s good business: executive-level, gender diverse companies are, on average, more profitable. But the fact remains that as employees move from...

Ladies, Consider a Career in Science

American women have made tremendous strides in science—in some areas they earn half of all doctorate degrees. But women remain at a significant disadvantage to men on a host of metrics, such as likelihood to...

Reflections from Ross: How Rough Will it Get?

On the Saturday after the inauguration I saw a ray of light. Was the Women’s March the start of a new movement or the evolution of existing, long-standing movements? I have no idea, but our...

10 Great Talks by Women at Techonomy

In honor of women around the world leading the way toward a more equitable future, on this International Women's Day we assembled ten of our favorite talks by women at Techonomy conferences over the years....

A Startup’s Inspiration: “Dad Had Us Build Our Own Dollhouses”

Engineer Cristal Glangchai had trouble convincing female college students to take her entrepreneurship classes. They seemed intimidated and unconfident, both about STEM fields and as potential business leaders. She decided to tackle this problem with...

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