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Google walkout, November 2018

Google employees are circulating a memo written by a former Googler who says they encountered racism and ‘never stopped feeling the burden of be...

The former employee also laid out three steps they think Google should take to improve its diversity and inclusion efforts.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks to programmers at its Build 2019 conference.

Satya Nadella says the ‘brilliant jerk’ phenom in tech ‘is done,’ but it isn’t

Satya Nadella has made progress changing the culture at Microsoft. But the reality is still not quite as pretty as he says.
Riot Games employees

Over 100 Riot Games employees walked out protesting the company’s policy on forced arbitration after a scathing news report and a lawsuit

This follows months of turmoil at the video game studio over allegations of sexism and misconduct.
Shellye Archambeau, former CEO of MetricStream and Okta's new board member

She helped one company define a new market. Now, former MetricStream CEO Shellye Archambeau is joining $7.4 billion Okta to do it again

Identity management company Okta welcomed former MetricStream CEO Shellye Archambeau to its board of directors on Thursday.
Rachel Carrell (left), founder of Koru Kids, which provides childcare after school.

This tech investment firm published startup diversity stats for the first time and it shames venture capital’s ‘collective blind spot̵...

Early stage investor Forward Partners is doing better than the average venture capitalist when it comes to investing in female founded startups. The firm has released diversity statistics on its portfolio company for the first time.
The value of the equity held by female founders such as 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki is a small fraction of that held by their male counterparts.

Tech’s diversity problem is even bigger than we realized — here’s why that’s so bad for the next generation of startups

The value and number of shares held by women in tech startups is a small fraction of those held by their male peers. That disparity has big implications for what companies will be founded in the future.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, right, with Eddy Cue, the company's senior vice president of internet software and services.

Apple reiterated its commitment to diversity — but it made little progress in the last year and is still predominantly white and male

Apple latest diversity report shows that among its leadership team, its tech workers, and overall, it's made little progress

Tech companies have a Baby Boomer problem

The tech industry continues to have a problem with ageism, a survey from job hiring website Indeed indicates. But workers say the situation is improving.

HP isn’t dropping its demands for diversity at its ad agencies — and the new focus is minorities

HP has announced a series of new initiatives to increase the pipeline of talent from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the industry.

This successful engineer says things are getting better for women in tech — and she’s the living proof

Merline Saintil, a powerful engineer exec at Intuit, says diversity initiatives are working.