Category: Technology

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Twitter hires Apple exec to be its new diversity chief

Written By: Terry Collins 29/12/15 The social network, publicly criticized for its lack of diversity, snags Jeffrey Siminoff from Apple where he held ...
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Tech Girls Canada – increasing diversity in STEM workplaces

Written By: Carmel Kilkenny  16/12/15 Tech Girls Canada is the group of like-minded women organizing to raise awareness and create pathways for youn...
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New guidance to help companies attract and retain more women into science and engineering roles

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Prospect, the union for professionals, with many members in the in the science and engineering...
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Facebook joins up with Inspiring Fifty to promote the importance of diversity in the tech sector

Written By: Shané Schutte 7/12/15 Technology giant Facebook has put diversity at the forefront of its agenda by pairing up with non-profit organisat...
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Monster launches Tech Talent Charter for IT industry diversity guidelines

Written By: Clare McDonald  27/11/15 Recruitment firm Monster has launched a Tech Talent Charter to provide the IT industry with guidelines for dive...
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Diversifying Technology Education

Written By: Hadi Partovi  23/11/15 We all know the tech industry has a diversity problem. The major tech companies have released their bleak workfor...
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Too diverse? Google’s Veterans Day doodle triggers debate

Internet users were either elated or troubled by Google’s Veterans Day “doodle” – and for the same reason. People of color outnumbered whites ...
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What’s Next For Diversity At Twitter?

Written By: Megan Rose Dickey 4/11/15 Now what? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself since Leslie Miley, the now former engineering manager ...
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Tech Diversity: Coding Boot Camps Bringing Higher Percentages Of Women, Minorities Into Tech, Study Finds

Written By: Salvador Rodriguez  26/10/15 Women represent more than 36 percent of the students at the dozens of new coding schools and boot camps tha...
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Engineering employers predict education system won’t keep up with technological change

Demand for engineers continues to rise but over half (53 per cent) of employers are struggling to recruit suitably skilled staff, says the 2015 Skills...