Tag Archives: women in tech

Why feminists need to demand a more diverse Twitter

TweetYet another day, yet another reveal that the demographics of a large tech company are, well, pretty much what we thought they were — heavily male, mostly white. Yesterday, Twitter announced that its workforce is 70 percent men to 30 percent women, as well as 59 percent white, 29 percent Asian, 2 percent Black, and 3 [...]
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Chart of the Day: 30 percent of Google’s workers are women

TweetAfter resisting for awhile, Google has released data on the gender and ethnicity breakdown of their workforce. Unsurprisingly, the company’s numbers reflect the fact that the tech industry is largely a white man’s world. Only 30 percent of Google’s 46,170 workers worldwide are women, and just 17 percent of its technical employees are women. Over 60 percent are [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Why are we sending so many women to prison? The “evolution” behind Obama’s views on same-sex marriage. Taking a critical eye to the leadership in LGBT organizations. WTF of the week: many young girls think that sexual assault is the norm. Dear political media: please be way less wrong about Hillary Clinton’s future grandchild.  Tweet
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Photo of the Day: The WSJ’s all-dude tech conference

Tweet“This October, The Wall Street Journal’s senior editors will host the inaugural WSJDLive, a vibrant, international technology conference that brings together select global CEOs, leading thinkers and sought-after entrepreneurs – both established and emerging – to explore the most compelling tech opportunities around the world.” And they will all be dudes… Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetYes, being a woman makes you poorer. The Navajo Nation Council has voted against the Washington NFL team name. Life as an invisible queer. The 71 other companies (besides Hobby Lobby) who don’t want to cover your birth control. More mothers are staying at home. Same-sex marriage is legal in Iowa, but a lot of people still [...]
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