Tag: Microsoft

Innovative Tactics to Recruit Women in Tech

By Tamika Cody There is still a perception that the field of technology is a male dominated industry. However, KeyBank, a subsidiary ofKeyCorp(number 49 on the DiversityInc Top 50), makes it a point to keep the male to female ratio in its technology divisions in proportion. Amy Brady Amy Brady,…

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

Apparently, bullying doesn’t stop after grade school. At least that’s how the Christian conservatives see it. Evangelicals believe big businesses are bullying them into supporting what republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz refers to as “an aggressive gay marriage agenda.” He also called it “unfortunate that large companies today are…

Marvel CEO: Women Can't Be Superheroes

In the latest news on the Sony hack, Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter finds himself in the midst of a controversy after slamming female superheroes. According to an email exchange between Perlmutter and Sony CEO Michael Lynton, Perlmutter believes “female movies” do not hold up as well in the box office…

Walmart Helps Convince Arkansas Gov. to Wait on Anti-LGBT Bill

Update (4/2/2015 4:36 p.m.): The Associated Press is reporting that the Arkansas legislature passed a revised religious objections bill after Gov. Asa Hutchinson declined to sign the previous version. The new bill “prohibits state and local government from infringing on someone’s religious beliefs without proving a compelling interest. The legislation…

Microsoft Further Proves the Company Is a Man's World

By Julissa Catalan In mid-December, Microsoft released its diversity statisticsbut it did not publicize the release. Perhaps this is because the results not only reinforced CEO Satya Nadella’s recent comments about women in the workforce, but also because the company’s demographics are right in line with every other tech company….

Microsoft CEO: Women Should Rely on 'Good Karma,' Not Ask for Raises

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is under fire for his comments about working women, in an industry that already has a reputation as being woman unfriendly. During the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Phoenix, Nadella was asked his advice for women who are uncomfortable asking for raises…