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A Smart Breast Pump: Mothers Love It. VCs Don’t
Moxxly and Exploramed NC7 Inc., two other companies building smart breast pumps, are yet to release their pump products. The companies hoped to stand out with features not found in competing devices. Moxxly, which is working on a way to pump discreetly under a bra, sold itself to Medela in June for an undisclosed price.
technology  breastfeeding 
september 2017 by brycecovert
Google Sued by Women Workers Claiming Gender Discrimination - Bloomberg
The company violates the state’s Equal Pay Act by paying women lower wages than men who perform similar work and have the same experience and skills, according to the suit. Google has been well aware of the problem for years but perpetuates it by promoting women less frequently, the women say.
september 2017 by brycecovert
Survey Finds Women in Tech Get Punished for Reporting Harassment | Glamour
while 35 percent said they themselves faced repercussions, only nine percent said their harassers did
Sexualharrassment  technology 
august 2017 by brycecovert
The gender gap in venture capital- progress, problems, and perspectives: Venture Capital: Vol 0, No 0
businesses having all-men teams are four times more likely to receive funding from venture capital investors than companies with even one woman on the team.
venturecapital  technology 
july 2017 by brycecovert
Gender differences and bias in open source: pull request acceptance of women versus men [PeerJ]
Women have a higher acceptance rate of pull requests overall (as we reported earlier), but when they are outsiders and their gender is identifiable, they have a lower acceptance rate than men.
STEM  technology  discrimination 
july 2017 by brycecovert
The Paradox of Meritocracy in Organizations - Dec 01, 2010
when an organization is explicitly presented as meritocratic, individuals in managerial positions favor a male employee over an equally qualified female employee by awarding him a larger monetary reward
womenworkers  discrimination  technology 
march 2017 by brycecovert
Introducing The Information’s Future List
Ninety two percent of the senior investment teams at top-tier venture capital firms are male and 78% are white. About a quarter have all-white male managers.
diversity  technology  venturecapital 
october 2015 by brycecovert
Intel Now Hiring Way More Women And You Can, Too!
Forty-three percent of the company’s new hires this year have been “diverse”
diversity  technology 
august 2015 by brycecovert
Tech jobs: Minorities have degrees, but don't get hired
On average, just 2% of technology workers at seven Silicon Valley companies that have released staffing numbers are black; 3% are Hispanic.

But last year, 4.5% of all new recipients of bachelor's degrees in computer science or computer engineering from prestigious research universities were African American, and 6.5% were Hispanic, according to data from the Computing Research Association.
race  technology  STEM 
may 2015 by brycecovert
Google Releases Employee Data, Illustrating Tech's Diversity Challenge -
Thirty percent of Google’s 46,170 employees worldwide are women, the company said, and 17 percent of its technical employees are women.

Of its United States employees, 61 percent are white, 2 percent are black and 3 percent are Hispanic. About one-third are Asian — well above the national average — and 4 percent are of two or more races. Of Google’s technical staff, 60 percent are white, 1 percent are black, 2 percent are Hispanic, 34 percent are Asian and 3 percent are of two or more races.
technology  STEM  womenworkers  diversity  race 
may 2014 by brycecovert
Gender gap: Men getting paid more than women in Silicon Valley - Local: In The Peninsula
Men who hold graduate or professional degrees earn a whopping 73 percent more than women with the same educational qualifications, while men with a bachelor’s degree earn 40 percent more than women with the same credentials, the study found.
gendergap  wages  technology  education 
february 2014 by brycecovert

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