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April 27, 2018

For years, companies, universities and nonprofits have researched the reasons why women are less likely to enter STEM fields — and why, once they enter, they face challenges that frequently push them out. In prior research, we at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI)...

April 24, 2018

April 10, 2018, is Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how far into 2018 the average American woman must continue to work in order to earn the same amount the average U.S. man made in 2017.

Yet despite the fact that the gender pay gap now gets its own holiday—and remains...

Are you a woman who’s interested in forging a career in tech sales?

As you already know, there’s been a lot of emphasis and active conversation around increasing diversity in field of technology.

“Right now, there’s a floodlight shining on women in the workplace, with to...

January 30, 2018

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September 15, 2016

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Who: Sheryl Sandberg

Current role: COO of Facebook, Founder of Leanin.org


Background: After earning her B.A  and her MBA from Harvard University,  Sheryl worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company, then went on to work for L...

September 1, 2016

There is no doubt that tech is booming and rapidly becoming one of the leading global industries. Along with it has come the notion of ‘brogrammer’ culture, arising from a number of cases that have come to light, most recently the scandals surrounding the tech startup ...

August 18, 2016

It is no secret that there is a disproportional ratio of men to women working in the tech industry. Changing this aspect has been a priority for many big companies in recent years. However several have run into some unexpected challenges recruiting more women to join t...

August 4, 2016

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Who: Julia Hartz

Current role: CEO of Eventbrite

Background:

Fresh out of Pepperdine University with a degree in television production, Julia saw her future in Hollywood laid out in front of her. She had already worked on the sets of television...

July 28, 2016

Our upcoming Q3 event centered around the SF County Superior Court gender discrimination case Pao vs. Kleiner and its implications for women in the tech industry has been canceled. 

The purpose of SF Women in Tech events are to explore issues in a safe, productive...

July 21, 2016

As the world grows more and more dependent on technology, having access to it has become a necessity. In third world countries there are an estimated 300 million fewer women than men without cell phones and 200 million fewer women with no internet access. This translat...

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