Archive for November 2016
The Community Designing Technology Needs to Be As Broad and Diverse As the Community Consuming It!
I am pleased to share with you Heidi Musser’s experiences and insights on diversity in STEM. She is a long-time advocate for gender parity. Her viewpoints on why diversity is not taking hold in STEM very much align with what we at WOMEN Unlimited see across companies and industries, especially regarding unconscious bias, failure to…Read More
Election ’16 – Moving Forward: A Corporate Perspective
It’s been one week since Election Day and we’ve all had a chance to sit back, take a breath and look at where we go from here, whatever our political affiliations, whatever our points of view. I’d like to spend a little time focusing specifically on how we as individuals within a corporation can successfully…Read More
Performance vs. Potential: Time to break the cycle
Once again, research and reality confirm an unhappy obstacle on the road to gender parity: Women have to prove they can succeed in a position before they are promoted to it; while men are often promoted based on their perceived potential. This potential vs. performance barrier, often the result of unconscious gender bias, is taking…Read More