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.
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
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.
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.
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
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...