Women

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Sets Modest Goals To Increase Workforce Diversity

Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.

08/28/2015

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Survey Finds 30 States Beat California On Gender Equality

California’s blue skies continue to hide a rigid glass ceiling, according to a Walled Hub study ranking the gender equity in all 50 states.

08/19/2015

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple More Than Doubles Hiring Of Women And Minorities

Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in the last year, although that moved the needle only slightly in terms of improving the overall diversity of its workforce.

08/13/2015

#ILookLikeAnEngineer. (CBS)

‘ILookLikeAnEngineer’ Hashtag Helping Women Break Job Market Stereotypes

A San Francisco woman is helping break the stereotypes about tech workers with a hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer that she created for an in-house recruiting campaign at her office.

08/04/2015

A sign posted in a San Francisco neighborhood warning of a sexual predator in the area. (Joe Vazquez)

Gropings Prompt ‘Rapist’ Warning Signs In San Francisco Neighborhoods

A sign posted in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood is warning women to be vigilant after several women were attacked in the area.

08/02/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault Investigations

Three women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.

06/29/2015

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Treasury Department Says A Woman Will Be Featured On New $10 Bill

Last year in a Kansas City speech, President Obama said he received a letter from a young girl asking why there were no women on American currency.

06/17/2015

A Chinese scientist works at the national laboratory of medical genetics of China in Central South University June 19, 2006 in Changsha city, Hunan province of China. The lab was founded in 1972. In 1991, the laboratory was selected and founded by the national government as the national laboratory of medical genetics.The research in the lab focuses on mapping, identification, and functional analysis of the hereditary disease linked genes. Its research has recently been extended to gene therapy and human cell. Scientists in the lab have contributed more than 300 scientific publications since its establishment. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Women Scientists Show What #DistractinglySexy Looks Like After Nobel Laureate’s Sexist Remarks

Women scientists everywhere are revealing “distractingly sexy” photos of themselves after a Nobel Prize-winning British scientist said there was “trouble with girls” working in laboratories. (Via KBCWtv)

06/11/2015

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Looking For A Few Good Women

San Jose’s police force is looking for a few good women to bolster the sagging ranks of the department.

06/10/2015

Re/code Senior Editor Ina Fried captured the rare event -- a long line for the women's bathroom -- at the Apple WWDC conference in San Francisco Monday.

Women Rejoice Over Long(er) Bathroom Lines At Apple’s WWDC 2015

Flushing toilets may not be the most glorious indicator of women rising in tech, but it’s certainly one to celebrate.

06/08/2015

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