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Gender pay gap widest in engineering

Gender pay gap widest in engineering | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
for all companies with 100 or more employees show women in finance are paid 28.4 per cent less
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From STEM to C-Suite, Steps to Improve Technology's Gender Balance | Xconomy

From STEM to C-Suite, Steps to Improve Technology's Gender Balance | Xconomy | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Gender and diversity problems certainly aren’t new for either the technology community or for business in general. Over the past several decades, women and
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Women at LinkedIn want a mentorship program to foster future female execs

Women at LinkedIn want a mentorship program to foster future female execs | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Like other tech companies, LinkedIn could stand to become more diverse. And one thing that could help is a program to support women who work in technology at the company.
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Tech Talent Pipeline links New Yorkers to STEM jobs

Tech Talent Pipeline links New Yorkers to STEM jobs | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
They’re putting a new spin on STEM in the city.
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Women In Tech: The Essential Winter News Review

Women In Tech: The Essential Winter News Review | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Women in technology are making some outstanding breakthroughs. We look at some of the biggest news.
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7 Leadership Tips for Women Tech Executives

7 Leadership Tips for Women Tech Executives | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Female executives are unfairly held to a different standard than men in the workplace and are judged not only on their competence, skills and experience but on their appearance and even their speech patterns. Here, four female IT executives weigh in on how to address and overcome these challenges.
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Why We Need More Women In Technology

Why We Need More Women In Technology | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
We need more women in technology. In 2012, women made up only 26 percent of the computing workforce, out of 3,816,000 computing-related occupations.
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Resources for Those Who Want to Break Into Tech | Women 2.0

Resources for Those Who Want to Break Into Tech | Women 2.0 | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Women in tech are helping themselves, and each other, by creating a wealth of opportunities to boost their chances of tech startup success.
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Why Are Women Leaving Science, Engineering, And Tech Jobs?

Why Are Women Leaving Science, Engineering, And Tech Jobs? | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Women working in STEM fields are 45 more likely than men to leave within the year, and it's not for lack of enthusiasm.
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MS to look at gender pay gap

MS to look at gender pay gap | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft
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Must We Vilify Satya Nadella?

Must We Vilify Satya Nadella? | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Right now when – finally – the spotlight is being focused on the abysmal record of tech firms in hiring, promoting, retaining, and paying women leaders...it is very appealing to use this misstep as the focus for our rage. Just as, geopolitically, it is often just when the restrictive pressure of autocratic regimes is lifting that the protests grow even worse...releasing years, decades, centuries of pent-up frustration. Often the wrong people are targeted as bad actors…while the real villains are
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Women in tech: IT industry behind pace in addressing gender balance - New Zealand Herald

Women in tech: IT industry behind pace in addressing gender balance - New Zealand Herald | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, Microsoft and Apple -- all billion-dollar success stories, thanks to their disruptive technologies and must-have products. - New Zealand Herald
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Girls urged to consider engineering at interactive event in Dublin - Businessandleadership.com

Girls urged to consider engineering at interactive event in Dublin - Businessandleadership.com | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Over 240 female, second-level students have attended an interactive career event in Dublin aimed at inspiring young women to consider engineering as a career or a third level option.
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Only 11% of Silicon Valley executives are women

Only 11% of Silicon Valley executives are women | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Gender inequality in Silicon Valley extends beyond salary -- women are vastly underrepresented in leadership positions, too.
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Why does gender balance matter in the games industry?

Why does gender balance matter in the games industry? | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Ella Romanos makes the business case for more women in games
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Medical research institutes push for gender balance in science

Medical research institutes push for gender balance in science | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
An alliance of large research institutes is pushing for gender balance in science.
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This mom and her son made the PlayStation Experience's coolest game

This mom and her son made the PlayStation Experience's coolest game | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
One Way Trip is a psychedelic adventure game with a narrative that you help shape with your decisions.
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Why do tech companies employ so few female employees?

Why do tech companies employ so few female employees? | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter recently reported that men hold over 80 percent of the jobs in their companies. Now, a big push in Silicon Valley to change that -- companies are tr...
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Women hope sponsors will help more than mentors in ICT careers - ITWorld Canada

Women hope sponsors will help more than mentors in ICT careers - ITWorld Canada | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
For decades women have complained that senior posts in the information, communications and technology sectors have been dominated by men. Over time
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Women executives of technology firms to head 5 NIT boards - Economic Times

Women executives of technology firms to head 5 NIT boards - Economic Times | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: For the first time, top women executives of technology firms have been appointed chairpersons of the board of governors of five National Institutes of Technology (NIT) in a bid to...
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Girls in Tech Ask Tech Companies to Close the Gender Pay Gap Through Their ... - Huffington Post

Girls in Tech Ask Tech Companies to Close the Gender Pay Gap Through Their ... - Huffington Post | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
There has been much backlash in the press towards Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella who told women at a tech conference last week, that they should not ask for a raise, rather let 'karma' take care of it for them.
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What It's Like Being A Woman In Silicon Valley

What It's Like Being A Woman In Silicon Valley | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Is it harder for you to raise money than it is for a man? That’s what I asked women in the startup world as I conducted interviews for my Forbes eBook, Their Roaring Thirties: Brutally Honest Career Talk From Women Who Beat The Youth Trap.
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After gaffe, Microsoft board to look at gender pay gap, male culture

After gaffe, Microsoft board to look at gender pay gap, male culture | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

SEATTLE/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft. Two are women. One of them left two years later after a pay dispute. Almost

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Facebook, Box, & Pinterest launch ‘WEST’ mentorship program for women in tech

Facebook, Box, & Pinterest launch ‘WEST’ mentorship program for women in tech | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Facebook, Box, and Pinterest announced a mentorship program today called “Women Entering and Staying in Tech,” or WEST, which aims to provide “more direct support” for “women in the early- to middle-stages of their technology careers.” The...
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