From industry news to long-form interviews, we round up the need-to-reads on diversity in tech.
Hidden Figures: NASA renames street after black female mathematicians
The road outside NASA's headquarters has been named 'Hidden Figures Way' in honour of the three African-American women who played a crucial part in the success of the space agency's missions – a fitting tribute to America's pioneering black women in tech.
Ellen Pao takes on big tech: 'They want to change the world, but what about changing your own company first?'
Former reddit CEO Ellen Pao, famous for calling out discrimination in one of Silicon Valley's top venture capital firms, discusses the 'Pao effect' – the onslaught of lawsuits against big tech companies since her case.
Ireland's unequal tech boom
Attracted by the competitive tax system, tech giants are swelling employment figures and GDP in Ireland. However, these companies have brought with them skilled Silicon Valley workers. With house prices at an all-time high, local families are being hurt by this development and homelessness is increasing.
Women Who Code's global ambassador Sheree Atcheson on the importance of diversity and inclusion in tech
One of the UK's most important women in technology shares her thoughts on why hiring "women of colour, of different sexualities, [and] women of different economic backgrounds" is crucial to the continued success of the tech sector.
£18.5 million to boost diversity in AI tech roles and innovation in online training for adults
This multimillion government investment is set to fund new artificial intelligence conversion degrees and innovation in adult online learning. Up to 2,500 people will have the opportunity to retrain and become experts in data science and artificial intelligence thanks to this investment.
Women reportedly photoshopped into photo of all-male tech executives
A photo posted on Instagram is facing backlash from the tech community after it was revealed that the two female attendees pictured were Photoshopped in. Italian fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli invited the group of executives to his home in Italy. Those pictured include Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and Dropbox Co-Founder/CEO Drew Houston.
Here's why women may be the best suited for spaceflight
Science proves that females cope better in habitation-type circumstances than men do. This is just one of the reasons that Nadia Drake delves into within her unique take on women in space.
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