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A group of women trying to change the sexist culture of open source software have been harassed online
Online harassment and a lack of inclusion are issues in the open source space, and the board elections for the Open Source Initiative showcase this.
Amazon abandoned a project to build a machine learning program for recruitment which engineers found was discriminating against female candidates. AI researcher at Oxford University Dr Sandra Wachter told Business Insider that this was hardly surprising.
The most famous Fortnite streamer said he won’t play with women, and it’s raising some serious questions about the cost of internet fame
Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most famous Fortnite streamer in the world, said that he doesn't play with women because he wants to protect his marriage from online harassment on Twitch. His comments inspire some troubling questions about gaming culture and the price of internet fame.
When people are asked to draw what a leader looks like, almost everyone draws the same thing — and it’s a disturbing picture of how little...
Leadership at work is affected by powerful gender stereotypes. Specifically, we associate leadership roles and traits more with men than with women.
While Iceland is the first country to outlaw the gender pay gap, the rest of the world is seeing a bigger divide than ever
Iceland has one of the smallest gaps in income between men and women. Here’s how the rest of the world stacks up.
For an inside look at Facebook, Amazon, and Apple, scrutinize something most people overlook: the words used in their job postings
It's no coincidence that common language would pop up in thousands of seemingly unrelated job postings, and this common language hints at the company's culture.
To say that women walk a tightrope in the workplace would be an understatement.
‘Do the women get to talk around here?’: Nancy Pelosi interrupts a White House dinner with the president
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi interrupted her male colleagues during a White House dinner with a question: "Do the women get to talk around here?"
2 women entrepreneurs who invented a fake male cofounder say acting through him was ‘like night and day’
To be taken more seriously in business, Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer created a fictional third cofounder for their company, Witchsy: Keith.
The head of one of San Francisco’s most famous startup farms is no longer running his firm after being accused of sexual harassment
The founding partner of 500 Startups, Dave McClure, is no longer in charge of day-to-day operations following accusations of sexual harassment.