Tag Archive: equality

‘Innovation Women’ Is Changing The Way We Conference

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I used to avoid the events targeting female entrepreneurs, the women power roundtables, the Girl Geek events. I wanted my events diverse and all too often the events targeting women were smaller, too… Continue reading

Emma Watson Invites Men To End Gender Inequality With #HeForShe

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This week, all eyes are on Emma Watson. In her role as the United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador, the 24 year old addressed delivered a moving speech on September 21st launching the HeForShe… Continue reading

Recent Studies Shine Light on the Oscars’ and Hollywood’s Diversity and Inclusion Crisis

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Ahead of the 2016 Oscars, the Women’s Media Center, which conducts research and advocates for women in the media, released a study showing that only 19% of Oscar nominations for non-acting roles have gone to… Continue reading

Women take centre stage at Apple conference as company pushes diversity

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It wasn’t the ground breaking new technology that was making the headlines at Apples annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), it was the women presenting them. Jennifer Bailey, Vice President of Internet services, and… Continue reading

THE WOMEN LEADERS DRIVING LYFT’S IMPRESSIVE GROWTH

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FOURTEEN OF LYFT’S TOP 30 EXECUTIVES ARE FEMALE, INCLUDING TWO BIG NEW HIRES. HERE’S WHY THAT MATTERS TO THE FAST-GROWING COMPANY’S FUTURE. While new Lyft CMO Kira Wampler was an intern at Intuit… Continue reading

Why Boys are Being Asked to Slap Girls

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A recent video created by Italian media group, Ciaopeople who teamed up with a newspaper, Fanpage.it, has gone viral making a powerful statement about domestic violence awareness. This video depicts adorable young boys who… Continue reading

Global Perspective: Inspire Network Seeks To Increase Female Presence In Vietnam’s Corporate Realm

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According to Voice of America, Vietnam has joined a global business network in a push to boost the number of women in its corporate boardrooms. Female executives, along with UK officials and a… Continue reading

#WomenDoingWell: Dropping ballots-do it for Susie B.

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  SUSAN B. ANTHONY. ALICE PAUL. ELIZABETH CADY STANTON. If not for these ladies and the many who shared their beliefs, we wouldn’t be about 5 years shy of celebrating the 100th Anniversary… Continue reading

Math Made Me a Feminist

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77 cents to a dollar. That is exactly why I am not afraid to use the “F Word” that so many of us fear. I am a feminist because I do not believe… Continue reading

Why The Tech Sector Struggles To Close The Gender Gap

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SAM DIEPHUIS / BLEND IMAGES VIA AP Over the course of the summer, the tech industry titans released their diversity statistics, and the gender gap in the numbers was stark. At Google, Apple,… Continue reading