Blendoor is a mobile job matching app that hides candidate name and photo to circumvent unconscious bias & facilitate diversity recruiting.
- The Business Case For A Diverse Workforce Forbes
While much more action is needed in this area, any efforts made can ultimately benefit us all.
- Blendoor works to increase workplace diversity, reduce unconscious bias talkbusiness.net
Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of Silicon Valley company Blendoor, is focused on increasing diversity and reducing unconscious bias in technology ...
- Path To Power: Tech Maven, Stephanie Lampkin Essence
Growing up in Prince George's County and Charles County, Maryland, Stephanie Lampkin was a competitive tomboy in a low-tech household. There was no ...
- How People Analytics Can Change an Organization Knowledge@Wharton
Two HR software startups are applying people analytics to make for a more diverse -- and happier -- workforce.
- Blind hiring: How the founder of Blendoor created an app to increase employee diversity - Bizwomen Upstart
Stephanie Lampkin created Blendoor last year, a job-matching app that hides candidates' name, photo, gender and race information, only highlighting what's ...
- Blendoor App Breaks Down Computer Bias In Hiring NPR
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of Blendoor, an app that tries to counteract bias in the job application process, about the ...
- 50 Women-Led Startups That Are Crushing Tech Forbes
2019 will go down in history as the first time we saw a record number of diverse women serving in the US Congress and announcing their candidacy for ...
- These 23 Women Are Making Money by Fixing the Problems No One Else Could See Inc.
These entrepreneurs on Inc.'s Female Founders 100 are creating the solutions you didn't know you needed.
- Promising New Software Reduces Unconscious Bias In Hiring, But Investors Are Dismissive Forbes Now
Can new software that reduces unconscious bias in the hiring process succeed if investors won't back it?
- Black Woman Engineer Launches 'Blind' Job Match App To Take Bias Out Of Tech Hiring Forbes
Stephanie Lampkin learned to code at age 13. By 15, she was a full-stack web developer, fluent in the languages of computer programming. She has a Stanford ...
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Tech workers are among the most in demand this year, commanding the highest salaries and most career opportunities. And while there is a plethora of job ...
- Blendoor Wins National Black MBAâ€™s Innovation Whiteboard Challenge Black Enterprise
Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of mobile job matching application Blendoor, is the 2015 National Black MBA Whiteboard Innovation Challenge ...
- This Entrepreneur Is Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity Fortune
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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rtificial intelligence (AI) applications are multiplying rapidly in the workplace today—so quickly that in some cases they're outflanking managers' ability to ...
- Gloria Boyland, One of The Most Powerful Women in Corporate America, Drives Innovation At FedEx Black Enterprise
Among the three 'Most Powerful Women' executives featured on the cover of Black Enterprise's January-March issue is Gloria Boyland, corporate VP, operations ...
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For years, black women have been overlooked in tech. Now their startups are raising millions in venture capital and forcing Silicon Valley to pay attention.
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Founding teams that include men and women produce dramatically stronger valuation growth than all-male founding teams, according to research from First ...
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As you read last week, Nissan is busy sharpening its axe, ready to chop the company back to sunnier balance sheets. Some 12,500 positions, or more than 9 ...
- Your Allies May Not Be Who You Think They Are Black Enterprise
When Lampkin pitched Blendoor, the two female investors were completely opposed to the concept.
- Moving the Needle on Diversity in Tech: What More Needs To Be Done Forbes Now
Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of Blendoor, explains why the diversity needle in tech is not moving and how her company is working to help.
- Black Female-Owned Job Matching App Raises $100,000 in Startup Financing Black Enterprise
Stephanie Lampkinâ€™s Blendoor app helps remove bias and increase diversity in recruitment. The black female owned job matching app has raised $100000.
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With her venture firm, Backstage Capital, and a new $36 million fund for black female founders, Arlan Hamilton is changing entrepreneurship in the U.S..
- Using Analytics to Drive Gender Equality - An Interview with Stephanie Lampkin SHRM
Stephanie Lampkin, TEDx speaker and former downhill ski racer, has graced the cover of The Atlantic, MIT Tech Review 35 under 35 and Forbes to name a few.
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It's August 2019 and your author is pouring one out for little Blue Oval hatchbacks with mouths to match their trousers. Soon to depart from our shores (North ...
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For those of you who value, um, value in your pickup purchase, there's good news. Ram's 1500 Classic, the name given to the previous-generation half-ton that ...
- Like Tinder For Jobs: Engineer Launches 'Blind' Job Match App NBCNews.com
Stephanie Lampkin has a photo of Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox, up in her office. Oprah, Maya Angelou and Melanie Hobson have a special place in her ...
- Tech CEO Shares Difficulties of Raising Venture Capital in a Down Market Forbes
By Samantha Walravens & Heather Cabot Blendoor founder and CEO Stephanie Lampkin is learning how tough it is for tech startups to raise money these days.
- Using technology to combat bias in hiring Phys.Org
Top tech companies have a diversity problem. Reports show that Facebook and YouTube—and many companies like them—struggle to build a workforce that is ...
- Tech CEOs: This Year's Favorite Books Forbes
While writing my posts Forbes.com, I have a chance to talk to many CEOs. Often I will ask them what books they have read recently. If anything, this gives me a ...
- 7 Best Apps For Promoting Workforce Diversity TechCo
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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Las Vegas - The technology industry is quickly moving into a time where there will be a plethora of jobs but a shortage of tech workers, therefore finding,
- How tech companies can win the battle for talent Fora.ie
The battle for talent is on and it's getting tougher by the day. According to management consulting firm Korn Ferry, by 2030 there will be a global human talent ...
- On Equal Pay for Women, Silicon Valley Is All Talk, No Walk Inc.com
To hear them tell it, the biggest and most influential Silicon Valley companies don't make any distinction between women and men when payday comes around.
- 10 tools to help your company improve diversity TechRepublic
A variety of new apps aim to create blind hiring processes and draw more women and minority job candidates to tech businesses.
- Why Can’t Silicon Valley Solve Its Diversity Problem? The New Yorker
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.
- The Startups Trying to Fix The Bias Problem in Hiring Entrepreneur
Implicit bias in hiring is so hard to root out because, well, it's implicit. Even when managers talk a good game about increasing diversity at the office, their actions ...
- Article: How tech is helping in solving the diversity challenge People Matters
Many technology companies like Blendoor SAP SuccessFactors and Stockroom io are helping businesses in strengthening diversity Let's take a look at how ...
- Watch: Why Investors Avoid Fads and Always Look Under the Hood Entrepreneur
On the new streaming show Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch, founders step into the Entrepreneur Elevator and have just 60 seconds to present their idea, product or ...
- Founders, Funders, And New Fortunes: 10 Big Wins For Women Entrepreneurs In 2016 Forbes
Despite setbacks, the past year has seen some staggering success stories, with women entrepreneurs raising record funding rounds, blowing past revenue ...
- Why Snap Should Release Its Diversity Numbers Fast Company
In its S-1 filing Snap Inc. said that diversity is about more than numbers, which is true–but numbers are important too.
- 8 Ways To Make Real Progress On Tech's Diversity Problem Fast Company
Leaders from Snap, Google, and more share their ideas for making 2018 the year that tech finally becomes more inclusive.
- Looking for Better Candidates? Upgrade Your HR Department With These High-Tech Tools Inc.
Artificial intelligence can make hiring less of a headache.
- 15 questions with Stephanie Lampkin - CNNMoney CNNMoney
Stephanie Lampkin is the CEO of Blendoor, a merit-based recruiting platform that takes names and photos out of the early stages of interviewing job candidates.
- How To Increase Diversity Without 'Lowering The Bar' Forbes Now
The argument that increasing the diversity of job candidates leads to “lowering the bar” is flawed because it presumes the existence of an objective, quantifiable ...
- 11 Businesswomen Who Should Be on Your Radar Entrepreneur
'Wonder Woman' is a hit at the movies. These business leaders are wonder women in the business world.
- Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List Fortune
With a record 18 women, the 2018 list is the most gender-balanced to date and features a strong mix of influencers from diverse backgrounds.
- Can Artificial Intelligence Wipe Unconscious Bias From Your Workday? Fast Company
There's a plethora of tech meant to make recruiting fairer. Joonko wants to help ordinary workers pinpoint bias throughout the workday.
- Downtown Jonesboro Association's executive director youngest in Arkansas talkbusiness.net
Lindsey Wingo had a big decision to make. She grew up in the small town of Rector in Northeast Arkansas, and when it came time to choose a college, she ...
- Elevate Capital Secures Strong Return on Investment in RFPIO PR Newswire
PORTLAND, Ore., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Elevate Capital, which manages one of the nation's first venture capital funds to support inclusion and diversity, ...
- Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women? The Atlantic
Tech companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to improve conditions for female employees. Here's why not much has changed—and what might ...
- How to measure the gender pay gap at companies like Google CNBC
Google said last week that it had “closed the gender pay gap globally.” Yet the Labor Department alleged in a hearing that “discrimination against women in ...
- How Silicon Valley's Diversity Problem Created A New Industry Fast Company
In the last two years, diversity practices at major Silicon Valley tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter have been held under a microscope. The big ...
- 10 startups outside Silicon Valley to watch in 2018 VentureBeat
Analysis Here are 10 startups outside of Silicon Valley you should watch in 2018: Uptake, Pendo, Skuid, Lisnr, Duo Security, Cradlepoint, Lessonly, Qualtrics, ...
- Why This Tech Recruiting Platform Doesn't Accept Resumes Fast Company
TripleByte removes variables like previous job experience and college degrees to help employers focus on candidates' technical skills.
- Technology to Improve Your Talent Pool Diversity Business News Daily
How do you improve the diversity of your applicants? These tech tools can help you remove bias, review resumes and target diverse candidates.
- raceAhead: Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List Fortune
With a record 18 women, the 2018 list is the most gender-balanced to date and features a strong mix of influencers from diverse backgrounds.
- This Job Platform Designed By A 26-Year-Old Informs Managers Of Their Fast Company
There are plenty of recruiting tools that aim to tackle the persistent “pipeline” problem that the tech industry in particular often cites as a reason they can't find ...
- 3D Printing and Diversity: It’s Time to Start Taking It Seriously 3DPrint.com
Because most of the quickly growing companies and startups that tend to dominate it emerged from the maker community, the 3D printing industry often seems ...
- For $70, This AI Job Platform Promises It Can Land You An Interview In Fast Company
TalentWorks is a job-matching platform designed to give the job seeker–not the employer–an edge in order to land an offer.
- HR Tech and Women: What Women Leaders Have to Say About It? Onrec
Just a few days left, and the wait will be over for the grand HR Tech Conference. We have packed our bags and will soon be heading towards Las Vegas.
- US pays tribute to outstanding Ukrainian and American women Kyiv Post
Editorâ€™s Note: The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, as part of its Fourth of July Independence Day celebration, is honoring 19 outstanding Ukrainian and 29 ...
- How to Take the Bias Out of Interviews Harvard Business Review
If you're a hiring manager, you're probably happiest getting a sense of a candidate through unstructured interviews, which allow you to randomly explore details ...
- A Computing Pioneer Says It's Never Too Early to Teach Kids to Code Futurism
Computing pioneer Stephanie Shirley thinks we need to start teaching children, especially girls, to code between ages of 2 and 7.
- SAP SuccessFactors Starts New Open Community to Solve HR Issues with Tech HR Technologist
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that SAP SuccessFactors is building an open community of purpose-built and easy-to-consume applications designed to ...
- Employers Tap Software and Soft Skills to Improve Gender Diversity SHRM
To tackle gender bias in the workplace, employers are turning to an array of new software options and adopting training programs to foster diversity.
- This Interviewing Platform Changes Your Voice To Eliminate Unconscious Fast Company
Hiring is fraught with unconscious bias, but Interviewing.io aims to change the game at the outset to allow only the skills to shine.
- Everyone Overlooks Great Job Candidates. Even You Inc.
"Raise your hand if you've judged a candidate based on the college on their résumé," says Kelly Grossart, recruiting manager for Evernote. She's standing ...
- “There is no better time than now to be in #STEM”: YourStory’s Women’s Day Twitter Chat with Microsoft Highlights Opportunity with AI and Women in Tech YourStory
This International Women's Day, we at YourStory organised a live Twitter chat in partnership with Microsoft India, focused on AI's opportunity and influence on ...
- How Black Female Founders Can Finally Break Through The Fundraising Gap In 2018 Forbes Now
Although 2017 saw a few welcome success stories, the generally dire fundraising landscape for female founders is well documented. Of the $60bn in venture ...
- New Portland VC firm Elevate Capital invests in 6 women and minority-led startups GeekWire
Elevate Capital, a new venture capital firm based in Portland, today unveiled its first funds. The firm announced that it closed both a $10 million Elevate Capital ...
- How to fix Silicon Valley’s shortage of engineers? Free alcohol, of course San Francisco Chronicle
With their company-logo T-shirts tucked in by Gucci belts, gripping mixed drinks in Gatorade bottles and chatting about the latest work gossip, hundreds of ...
- Tinder, But For Diversity: Can Code Help Silicon Valley Find And Retain Minority Engineers? International Business Times
SAN FRANCISCO -- If lack of diversity is Silicon Valley's problem, is there a tech solution? While creating a diverse workforce with proportionate women and ...
- Solving Silicon Valley's diversity problem ZDNet
The Atlantic magazine, based in Washington, D.C. organized a free, well-attended one-day conference in San Francisco on improving diversity in the US tech ...
- Why Our Brains Fall for False Expertise, and How to Stop It strategy+business Today
Once we are aware of the shortcuts our minds take when deciding who to listen to, we can take steps to block those shortcuts.
- Here are the highlights from our three days at the SXSW and Mercedes-Benz event, me Convention in Stockholm The CEO Magazine
More than 2,000 attendees and 100 speakers from 30 different countries gathered in Stockholm in September for the second incarnation of me Convention.
- Black Girl Power: 20 Millennial Black women making major moves TheGrio
TheGrio highlights female forces of nature who showcased #BlackGirlPower making an impact last year with our 20 Millennial Women Making Moves series.
- 50 Black Women Founders To Watch Essence.com
These days it seems as if "wantrepreneurs" are everywhere, looking to claim their piece of the proverbial business pie. But if you want to know what it really takes ...
- 6 Ways Every Boss Can Bring Diversity to the Workplace NationSwell
As tech companies continue to receive heat over their lack of inclusivity of women and people of color, more studies are showing that there is a measurable ...
- New Technology Can Diversify Applicants and Overcome Bias New York Times
Let's be real: We live in a fundamentally unfair society where bias against black-sounding names is just the tip of the iceberg. A job applicant may have ...
- This New Platform Aims To Speed Up The Interview Process For Tech Workers Fast Company
One of the most advanced industries is still challenged by inefficiencies and bias in recruiting. Refdash hopes to change all that.
- How These Seven Tech Leaders Are Tackling Diversity In 2017 Fast Company
In the Trump era, companies are feeling pressured to champion inclusivity. Here's how tech execs are responding.
- For these startups, Silicon Valley’s diversity problem brings big business The Mercury News
Startups like Teamable, which says its recruiting platform helps companies diversify their workforces, are benefiting from the recent industry-wide push to hire ...
- How Robots Might Actually Make Your Job Easier OZY
What if AI isn't taking your job but instead doing the drudge work so you can focus on the things you enjoy?
- 7 Best Venture Capitalists for Black Entrepreneurs Black Enterprise
These venture capitalists are not only some of the top investors but many of them are committed to spending dollars with black-owned businesses.
- Nitin Rai Created an Investment Fund to Assist Portland Startups Led by Women and Minorities. It's Working. Willamette Week
When Portland financier Nitin Rai established the Elevate Inclusive Fund in 2016 to invest in minority- and female-owned startups, people were skeptical he'd ...
- 22 female angel investors every startup founder should know Business Insider
BI Prime: We've rounded up some of the most active female angel investors who are writing early stage checks for growing startups in cities ranging from San ...
- How to Use Hiring Bots to Your Advantage Glamour
Hiring bots are being utilized by companies to reduce employee turnover and fix the human error that has historically shut out women and minorities.
- Poll: Trump approval soars in Arkansas; Hutchinson, Rutledge hold big leads talkbusiness.net
President Donald Trump has seen an upsurge in his job approval rating in Arkansas and that's boosting the Republican brand in political races headed into the ...
- Registration for Tapia 2019 Now Open HPCwire
June 24, 2019 -- Registration for the 2019 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference is now open. The Tapia Conference is the.
- Why Your Company Needs To Stop Recruiting “Digital Natives” Fast Company
Companies that advertise job openings for “digital natives” may think they're simply appealing to the most tech-adept candidates out there. But they aren't.
- Forbes Called This Startup Queen 'The Next Steve Jobs' and Her Receipts Will Blow You Away Essence.com
Angel Rich's addictive financial literacy game app garnered a whopping 200000 downloads in less than two weeks.
- How Fortune’s 40 Under 40 Gets Stuff Done Fortune
Leaders of Warby Parker, Lyft, Coinbase and others share their secrets for obtaining professional and personal success.
- Natalia Oberti Noguera is in the business of creating women sharks The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Called “the Coach” by Marie Claire magazine, Natalia Oberti Noguera is founder and chief executive officer of Pipeline Angels, a network of women investors ...
- Upstart 50 Inventor: Todd McKinnon, CEO and co-founder at Okta - San Francisco Business Times San Francisco Business Times
Salesforce vet Todd McKinnon, co-founded Okta in 2009 foreseeing the enterprise shift to cloud computing technology. As more businesses moved their ...
- 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur
Start Slideshow. 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs. Image credit: Entrepreneur. November 2, 2017 59 min read. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors ...
- Here are more than 50 women VCs and angel investors backing startups in Seattle and Portland GeekWire
In the Pacific Northwest, women investors are having a bigger impact both at the angel level and at venture capital firms, which are increasingly adding women ...
- Ford Ordering Dealerships to Fix Dual-clutch Fiesta and Focus Models: Report The Truth About Cars
Ford's dual-clutch transmission in the Fiesta and Focus have had serious issues. Ford is reportedly telling dealerships to fix them for free.
- How 'robo recruiters' could affect your job prospects BBC News
Next time you apply for a job, it could be a computer algorithm deciding whether or not you fit the bill. This is because clever, self-learning programs are getting ...
- The Silicon Valley revolution is for white people because its investors are all white too Quartz
It's easy to mock the young men who dream of a world where no one has to do their own laundry, but they aren't the real problem.
- Angels and Unicorns: Black Women-Owned Businesses Grow But Raise Very Little Seed Money Black Enterprise
Black women-owned businesses represent the fastest-growing group of small business people in the U.S. but raise surprisingly little startup capital.