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While women form more than 50% of businesses in the United States and 30% of businesses globally, they continue to receive only 2-3% of entrepreneurial private capital funding (of which 77% is focused...

This list, created in support of EQUALS by members of its Leadership Coalition, highlights 25 actions that individual engineers can take to be more inclusive, as a complement to steps taken by employe...

November 6, 2018

"Ubuntu" is an ancient humanist African philosophy which was coined from the Zulu phrase "Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu", which literally means that a person is a person through other people. It drives at...

October 31, 2018

Last week in Geneva, UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum (WIF18) brought together a group of passionate, global pioneers all working towards progressive goals, under the central theme of "Investment in Su...

September 22, 2018

Growing partnership agrees to bold goals to close the gender gap in tech

New York, 22 September 2018 — The EQUALS Global Partnership today committed to a broad set of strategic goals to bridge the digi...

September 10, 2018

As a highly sought-after board member for internet and financial companies, founder and CEO of 1AU-Ventures, and Senior Advisor, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics at McKinsey, Dr. Anastassia Laute...

August 14, 2018

It’s 2018, and still some people are surprised that not only do women scientists "exist," but also that they are good at what they do! We all know that many top-level scientists are women, but statist...

I grew up taking apart computers with my father. I’d muse about books on my father’s bookshelves with strange titles: PERL, Java, C++. “Daddy, what do they mean?” I would ask.

“Those are computer langu...

Can digital technologies consign gender inequality to history? Consider that 55 percent of new Internet businesses are founded by women in China. In Indonesia, 35 percent of revenue on the country’s l...

July 18, 2018

Gender diversity in tech has proven benefits; however, it’s still the case that women are hugely underrepresented in this industry. According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology,...

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PRESS RELEASE EQUALS in Tech Awards celebrate five outstanding initiatives to promote digital gender equality

November 27, 2019

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