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Gender News Articles: Technology

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Oct 10 2017 | Posted In: STEM, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Existing research and policy often focus on building women’s technical skills—or at least their confidence in their technical skills—necessary to succeed in tech jobs. However, new research conducted by scholars at the Clayman Institute finds the cultural image of tech as a space for coding-...
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Jun 15 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, Leadership, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Technology is the definitive industry of the twenty-first century. It drives innovation, and fuels a significant portion of the global economy. Yet the tech industry faces severe criticism for its underrepresentation of women and its failure to recruit, retain, and promote women.
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Mar 24 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality, Leadership, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Commitment to diversity does much more than benefit an organization's image. In fact, research suggests that organizations with more diversity have higher levels of innovation. For example, authors of one recent study found that businesses with more diverse leaders were more likely to report that...
Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan
Mar 10 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
A recent forum organized by the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences took an innovative view of barriers to women’s advancement in tech. Two professors with long-standing research projects in the field, Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan, explored the role that stereotypes play...
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Feb 13 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Technology
The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post. This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook over the past decade, the nearly five million women and their allies who gathered in...

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