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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.
Microsoft CFO Amy Hood

Some people inside Microsoft are openly proclaiming that women’s thoughts aren’t as suited to engineering as men’s

This debate has already reached the top of the company, even as Microsoft has been successfully defending itself against a lawsuit by a group of women.
Open Source Initiative board members. Front row, L-R: Simon Phipps (Board President), Josh Simmons (Board Treasurer), Carol Smith (Board Secretary) Back row, L-R: Italo Vignoli, Faidon Liambotis, Molly de Blanc, Richard Fontana, Patrick Masson, Chris Lamb.

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’s culture is reportedly so hard on working parents that some people don’t mention their kids or display family pictures

Amazon employees who are mothers are pushing the company to provide backup daycare to help them from being labeled "distracted."
Mother-and- daughter team, Ashlee Ammons (left) and Kerry Schrader, Mixtroz founders.

This mother and daughter team with no computer-science background left $350,000-a-year-combined jobs to launch a startup and couldn’t be happier...

They learned to turn their differences into their strengths and capture a $1 million seed round from Steve Case.
Elpha cofounders Kuan Luo, Abadesi Osunsade and Cadran Cowansage

This CEO used to help startups at Silicon Valley’s hottest mentorship program. Now, with a professional network for women, she’ll go throu...

Elpha, an online network for women in tech founded by an all-women team, launched as an independent company on Monday. It spun out of Y Combinator.

Meet Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, the HR executive that just joined Tesla’s board following its $20 million SEC settlement

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, who spent her career at Kellogg's and Walgreens, joined Tesla's board along with Oracle chairman Larry Ellison.
Cindy Robbins is the president and chief people officer of Salesforce.

IGNITION 2018: Learn from Cindy Robbins, who helped persuade Marc Benioff to fix the gender pay gap at Salesforce

At IGNITION 2018, hear more about what Salesforce, Cindy Robbins, and Marc Benioff have done to correct the $8.7 million wage gap and what the company's efforts mean for the rest of the tech industry.
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.

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.