Weekly Roundup: Conquering Gender Inequality
“I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say “Me too” again.”
When Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman ever to receive the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes last week, her acceptance speech gave a voice to those who have usually been invisible or ignored. But the urgency of her message bears importance that goes beyond the entertainment industry.
Bridget Foley’s Diary: Women in Black
Women at the Golden Globes last week wore black to show support of Time’s Up, the sweeping anti-harassment program spearheaded by many of Hollywood’s most powerful women. But will a de facto dress code help change the way things are? [WWD]
Dealing with your wage gap
What you can actually do if you find out a man of the same experience and level as you is making more? [Lara Hogen]
How to win against unconscious bias
“For women, there’s a fine line between speaking your mind vs sounding like a bitch.” [Shift NewCo]
Researchers Combat Gender and Racial Bias in Artificial Intelligence
Technology has a few major blind spots that particularly affect women and minorities. [Bloomberg]
We analyzed tech giants’ job listings to see if they’re secretly targeting men
Companies have pledged to promote gender diversity to achieve equality in their hiring processes. But the language of bias remains. [Splinter]
What are your stories of fighting for equality for women at work? Comment below.