Diversity and Inclusion: By the Numbers

Are you greater than the sun that shines on everyone: Black, Brown, Yellow, Red and White, the sun does not discriminate. — Sara Ting, “Sun Poem.” You’ve seen the warning on your rearview mirror: “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.” The future seems to be approaching faster than ever before. The rise of […]

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It’s Time: Diversity’s Role in Tech

To remain vital and relevant to their customers, most businesses today realize that driving diversity and inclusion throughout their organizations is an imperative. The reasons are clear. Diverse and inclusive teams are able to apply a broader range of knowledge and skills. They’re better at recognizing and solving problems that others may overlook. They’re more […]

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Digital Recruiting: An Innovative Way to Welcome Women and Diversity Candidates Into Your Workplace

Grace Hopper is celebrated as a pioneering computer programmer in the 1940s who helped develop a compiler that was the precursor to the widely used Cobol computer language. It’s hard to fathom today just how radical that was: being a woman in a nearly all-male field. It’s no wonder she was also known for her […]

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Data-Driven Cultures: Keeping Humans in the Loop

Businesses everywhere are striving to become more data-centric, whether to improve customer experience, develop smarter products and services, or fine-tune decision-making. But while these initiatives rely heavily on technologies such as big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), developing a successful data-driven culture is not a technology problem to solve. The main ingredient of a […]

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Empowering Women to Thrive through Sponsorship

When Sean Middleton, a senior executive at Cognizant, recently advocated for Irene Sandler, a Vice-President and member of his team, he never thought of it as sponsorship.  He believed he was doing what all good leaders do.  As Sean explains, “I have regular conversations with everyone, asking questions like, ‘What are you doing now?  Where […]

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In Pursuit of Imperfection

Tiffany Dufu is a force of nature. A passionate advocate for women and girls, she tells a story of embracing imperfection that energized all of us lucky enough to hear her speak at a recent Women Empowered luncheon. At first glance, imperfection is the last thing you’d associate with Dufu. As an activist and author, […]

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