Women In Tech

HP Celebrates International Women's Week with a Fresh Take on Diversity and Inclusion

by Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.

When technology companies use the word “disruption,” they often apply big-idea hype to a new product or service promising to shake up the status quo.

Rarely does the industry turn the notion of disruption inward and apply it to its own biases and operating systems, especially when it comes to gender parity in technology.

When Personal Passions & Purpose at Work Pair Up

How one employee's volunteer work around supporting women in tech became a workplace initiative

By Benevity Charity Relations Coordinator Micki Mutch

Curated Pathways™ Sets Women and Minorities on the Path to STEM Careers

by Janice Zdankus, Vice President, Quality, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

In a turbulent economy with an uncertain job market, a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) remains one of the most reliable paths to a rich, rewarding career. In fact, computer and IT jobs in the US are projected to grow 12 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all other occupations1. But, as hard as it may be to believe, the U.S. Department of Labor projects that there won’t be enough qualified students to meet the demand – with more than 1 million computing job openings alone projected by 20242.

A Call to Business Leaders: We Have a Job to Do This International Women’s Day


By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

It's International Women’s Day and we are being called on to #BeBoldForChange. Why, you might ask, is a middle-aged, white male CEO writing about International Women’s Day? The truth is that I believe I am part of the problem, and I’m determined to do something about it.

Be Bold for Change

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs

Be bold for change.

These words are the call to action for this year’s International Women’s Day (Wednesday, ‪March 8). They call attention to women’s issues around the world – top of mind for so many of us. They also focus on our ability to address these issues and recreate the world according to a more inclusive and equitable vision.

Women's History Month: Cisco's Pledge to Support Diversity

CEO Chuck Robbins signed The Multiplier Effect pledge. Learn how Cisco is creating change this Women's History Month.

by Stephanie Chan

As we collectively step into the Spring season, many are taking the time to celebrate diversity and inclusion with Women's History Month.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins signed The Multiplier Effect pledge on Feb 28th—symbolizing a promise to support diversity in the tech industry by sponsoring one diverse person for advancement. Robbins joined the Women Executive Roundtable at this year's Mobile World Congress to engage in the conversation of positive change.

Meet the Kick Ass Team of Women Taking on Complex Patents in Tech

by Clane Hayward, Lead Writer for HP Employee Communications

What happens when three bright and motivated women put their heads together to brainstorm new approaches to challenging problems? Major creativity and production. 

For Veronique Baudon, Sharon Dawson, and Kimi Jensen, all part of the HP Chief Technology Officer’s (CTO) Wearables & Smart Platform, collaborating led them to immediately invent new solutions, and 15 invention disclosures in nine months.

VIDEO: Being the Change – Women in Tech

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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At AT&T, more than 84,200 women work to transform the way we connect with our world. These women are executives, engineers, marketers, sales people, financial professionals, installation technician and attorneys. They are innovators. They are mentors. And they’re leaders.

HP Life Helps Women and Girls Gain Skills and Confidence


November provides an opportunity to reflect on the positive impact that entrepreneurs have on economies around the world - from US Entrepreneurship Month to Global Entrepreneurship Week and Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.

Open Source Needs to Deliver Diversity


In this contributed post, Christine Flounders, regional manager for engineering at Bloomberg L.P. London explains the importance of diversity in open source. 

Tech’s gender gap is no secret. It has been widely discussed for a decade, yet little progress has been made. In the five years between 2010 and 2015, the percentage of women in tech jobs in the UK increased from 17% to just 18%. This figure is underwhelming to say the least, but there is one critical area of technology where the gender gap is even wider.


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