Tag: Technology

The Climate Corporation to Create Industry's First In-Field Sensor Network for Digital Ag Technology Development

PRESS RELEASE The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto (No. 43 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) announced an unprecedented advancement in digital agriculture: the development of the industry’s first in-field sensor network, including a groundbreaking soil nitrate sensor, that will feed into the agronomic models in…

Kaiser Permanente's Wendy Lee Named Among the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by National Diversity Council

OAKLAND, Calif. This month, Kaiser Permanente Senior Vice President Wendy Lee was honored as one of thetop 50 most powerful women in technologyby the National Diversity Council. The award recognizes prominent leaders in the industry who have reached the top of their profession by driving innovation and inspiring others to…

Frederick Douglass: A Believer in the Social Power of Photography

Frederick Douglass (1818 1895), an influential figure in American history, escaped slavery and became a leading abolitionist, formative writer, stirring orator, statesman and photography theorist. Douglass experienced the discovery of photography in 1839 and followed its development throughout the century. A visionary, he saw photography as a valuable form of…

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,…

Grooming Women Tech Leaders

By Tamika Cody The tech industry continues to hold the reputation of being dominated by men. One of the main reasons for the disparity is that mid-career women aren’t getting promoted into management positions. Many are overlooked, and still others head for the door before they even make it on…

Mom Outraged by ‘Slave Cuff’ for Toy Figurine

By Sheryl Estrada A photo of the former slave figurine and instructions from Playmobil pirate ship set. Photo from Facebook. Playmobil, a popular toy brand, has been under fire for a figurine in a pirate ship set. The toy is dark skinned, and the instruction guide tells the user to…