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Analysis of the retention rate of the Outreachy program in OpenStack

Mentoring is one of those activities key in any open source communities as well as in any other environment such as internally at companies. The new edition of the OpenStack gender report , produced by Intel and Bitergia, has focused specifically on those programs that help newcomers and filling the existing knowledge gap. 802 more words


A Proposal to Support Gender Equality and Diversity in Start-ups

Most start-ups are founded by men. According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 (later versions didn’t give much information on gender) 18% of start-ups are founded by females. 538 more words

Gender In Organizations

Bank of Canada's Wilkins says more diversity at policy table essential in modern economy

TORONTO — The Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor is calling for more diverse perspectives at the policy decision-making table to avoid falling into an “echo chamber” that reinforces the same viewpoint. 377 more words


What to talk about when you talk about Diversity?

A while ago, I talked about the importance of transparency when it comes to diversity initiatives and focusing disproportionately on communication. Easier said than done, I know. 890 more words


Halifax band pulls out of rock festival, citing lack of gender and racial diversity

A Halifax indie rock band is pulling out of a Nova Scotia music festival, saying the lineup lacks diversity.

In-Flight Safety frontman John Mullane tweeted that he felt out of sorts after Truro’s Rock the Hub festival revealed a lineup consisting almost entirely of all-male and “nearly all-white” bands. 172 more words


2: Gender Equality in Music Education

This is just a short post on a complex issue. It is not directly related to parenting, but is related to education which is a fundamental part of a child’s development and life. 967 more words


Estée Lauder Adds 2 Women CEOs to Its Board As It Nears Gender Parity

Estée Lauder on Monday added two female CEOs to its board: Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway, and Jennifer Tejada, CEO of cloud computing company PagerDuty. 773 more words