Tag: Women

apple, credit, card, algorithm

Apple Card Algorithm Accused of Gender Discrimination

Users of Apple’s new credit card are accusing the company of using lending algorithms that discriminate against women. Financial regulators are now investigating. Software developer David Heinemeier Hansson made his complaints public on Twitter on Nov. 7, saying the credit line Apple offered him was 20 times better than what…

WOMEN: PRIMED AND READY FOR PROGRESS

Originally Published by Nielsen For every ad featuring strong women and girls, there’s the inexplicable product that was marketed specifically to women—but didn’t have to be. From household cleaners to snacks, some brands are creating unnecessarily gendered versions of products and often charging women more for it. The spotlight on…

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Grant supports women leaders and entrepreneurs

Originally Published by Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded a $50,000 community benefit grant to the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership in partnership with Mana Up. The grant supports a collaborative effort between the organizations to promote economic and leadership opportunities for women and small businesses….

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Study Finds Investors Predict Tech and Finance Companies With More Gender Diversity Will See Stock Prices Rise

A study by Stanford University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology found investors are more likely to bet that a company will see its stock prices rise if it reported “higher-than-average” gender diversity among its staff. The study’s authors, David P. Daniels, Jennifer E. Dannals,Thomas…