Heike Riel, IBM Fellow and executive director of the IBM Research Frontiers Institute and IoT Technology. Photo courtesy of IBM Research.

July 07, 2017
Her light-emitting diode is at work in mobile devices, laptops and smartwatches.
gender diversity in workplace

Morgan Stanle research revealed that technology ranks low for gender diversity.

June 27, 2017
IT performs well in terms of number of women represented, but poorly when it comes to pay equity according to latest report from Morgan Stanley.

Leah Binder is a leading advocate for patient safety and healthcare quality.

June 27, 2017
National numbers show that women make up just 19.9 percent of corporate boards across the country.
June 27, 2017
Kapor claims bullying, stereotyping, sexual harassment and racial bias in the workplace cost the tech industry billions per year due to turnover.
women-led startups
June 27, 2017
Startups with women at the helm have executive leadership teams that are on average 38 percent women, 2.4 times the average, survey finds.
Facebook introduces new coding

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg chats with Grand Circus alumni.

June 27, 2017
The program aims to attract more women into software development, expand to other cities.
Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.
women in the workforce

Only 1 percent of large cap companies have all male boards today, according to EY, and all-male boards are disappearing at small-cap and mid-cap compnies too, as the EY graph here shows.

June 12, 2017
EY, a global advisory business services firm, has concluded that all-male corporate boards are old-school – not at all suited to today’s economy, not to mention modern mores.

Rippert is instrumental in advancing Accenture’s technology business and maximizing the use of emerging technologies.

June 12, 2017
The breadth of talent was recognized among women in healthcare, entrepreneurial, government and corporate roles in Washington, D.C.
Michelle Obama at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Former First Lady Michelle Obama address an audience of more than 5,000 people at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. YouTube photo

June 12, 2017
Former First Lady called on the audience to tackle new problems arising across the globe at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.

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