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Microsoft CEO: Company Has No Pay Gap Between Men And Women

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Seattle) – Microsoft’s new CEO is once again wading into the debate over the pay gap between men and women in the tech industry, claiming that no pay gap exists at the company he runs. 282 more words


Watch These 'Potty-Mouthed Princesses' Shout F-Bombs To Fight Discrimination

If you’re the kind of person who loves it when little kids curse, this might be your favorite video of the year. But if you’re also the kind of person who loves when precocious children act silly for a very serious topic, then the Internet’s not going to get much better than this. 223 more words

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Americans Think #Equal Pay Is Working Womens' Biggest Issue

You have have seen the media furor over Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s (subsequently retracted) comments at a women’s conference this week.  The attention he received for his advice that women… 272 more words

"The tech industry can be really intimidating, not because male developers are necessarily better or more knowledgeable, but because there is a strong feeling that they have no interest in what you have to say."

Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a speech encouraging women not to ask for pay rises and to instead “have faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along”.  366 more words


I don't need your karma.

“It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise…That might be one of the initial ‘super powers’ that, quite frankly, women don’t ask for a raise have…It’s good karma.

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Was Nadella being sexist when he told women not to ask for a raise?

As I discussed recently, yes, there’s a gender pay gap, and no, it’s not always because women choose different professions or work fewer hours. It’s also because women are less comfortable talking about money and asking for raises; because they have lower salary expectations; and – here’s a biggie – because men get paid more. 351 more words


Microsoft's Leadership Is Less Than 20% Female

Microsoft’s leadership is only 17.3% female, according to diversity numbers the company released Oct. 3, while women make up less than 30% of the entire company as a whole. 161 more words