Tag Archives: women in tech

Photo of the Day: “Women: Like men, only cheaper.”

Tweet This “Women: Like men, only cheaper” image should look familiar–we’ve sarcastically used to “celebrate” Equal Pay Day in the past. But an Australian tech executive was all-too-serious when he included it as a slide during his talk at a tech conference recently. Evan Thornleye explained how “forward-thinking” people such as himself can take advantage of [...]
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The Feministing Five: Dr. Telle Whitney

TweetIf you happen to be in Phoenix, Arizona in early October, and you see many women engineers, programmers, or students talking about their latest creations, you can thank Dr. Telle Whitney, President and CEO of the Anita Borg Institute. Founded in 1987 as a digital community for women in computing, the Anita Borg Institute supports [...]
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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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