You’re Incredibly Confident for a Girl: The Challenges and Future of Women in Technology

July 11, 2019 Ellie Miller

“For the first 25 years of my life, I always tried to be a ‘guy’s’ girl. And, if I’m being completely honest, I spent a lot of my time trash-talking other women. I’d see groups of girls on the street speaking in a certain tone and think to myself ‘Wow, they must be really vapid. […]

How One Discussion Reshaped My Perspective on Inclusion

April 11, 2019 Maina Musa

Last February, I showed up bright and early to the Elastic{ON} Tour stop in Dallas, a conference that brought together thousands of tech industry folks from around the state. As I walked up to the sign-in desk, I noticed several other black men — a sight that is, frankly, incredibly rare in technology. I assumed […]

Strength Is in the Difference

March 27, 2019 Sarah Bruner

“The practical advantage of diversity boils down to this: a group of people with different perspectives usually makes better decisions and finds more creative solutions than those who have largely similar views, backgrounds, and skill sets.” – Patrick Lencioni, Founder of the Table Group THE VALUE OF DIFFERENCES High performers know that learning from others […]

Gender Intelligence & Sexual Dimorphism

August 8, 2018 Johna Rutz

Diversity and inclusion is something I rarely thought about until I entered the workplace. As a woman pursuing a degree in computer science, I could count on one hand the number of females in my college classes, but I was always under the impression that gender was irrelevant at work. As someone also pursuing a degree […]

The Influence of Gender Intelligence

July 26, 2018 Alex Moore

The authors of the book Gender Intelligence, Barbara Annis and Keith Merron, have been applying gender intelligence for more than 25 years. They have worked closely with over 100 Fortune 500 companies to help them view gender equality from a strength-through-differences standpoint rather than as equality in numbers. Gender intelligence is basically about recognizing, valuing, […]

The Business Case for Gender Diversity

July 10, 2018 Alex Moore

Diversity & inclusion (D&I) is one of the most important focuses in business today.  In the past year, over 400 CEO’s have committed to CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion – this list includes the top leader from some of the largest companies in America, including AT&T, GM, Johnson & Johnson, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart.  […]