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Blendoor, founded by engineer Stephanie Lampkin, has a new ranking of tech firms based on their demographic data and diversity efforts.
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Anna Wiener writes about the tech industry's diversity problem, and about startups that aim to recruit women and people of color to Silicon Valley jobs.
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2017 has made it official: Diversity problems are impossible for tech companies to continue to avoid. With these apps, you can start to address them.
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Leaders of Warby Parker, Lyft, Coinbase and others share their secrets for obtaining professional and personal success.
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Black women-owned businesses represent the fastest-growing group of small business people in the U.S. but raise surprisingly little startup capital.
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In its S-1 filing Snap Inc. said that diversity is about more than numbers, which is true–but numbers are important too.
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More than 2,000 attendees and 100 speakers from 30 different countries gathered in Stockholm in September for the second incarnation of me Convention.
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