Dreamforce Hosts 1st Ever Women’s Leadership SummitFor the first time ever, the Dreamforce conference hosted a women's leadership summit on Thursday. The final speaker used the opportunity to make a big announcement about her own company.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Push Forward On Equal Pay OrdinanceThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a plan for city staff to prepare a gender and ethnicity pay equity ordinance.
Twitter Sets Modest Goals To Increase Workforce DiversityTwitter 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.
Survey Finds 30 States Beat California On Gender EqualityCalifornia's blue skies continue to hide a rigid glass ceiling, according to a Walled Hub study ranking the gender equity in all 50 states.
Apple More Than Doubles Hiring Of Women And MinoritiesApple 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.
'ILookLikeAnEngineer' Hashtag Helping Women Break Job Market StereotypesA 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.
Gropings Prompt 'Rapist' Warning Signs In San Francisco NeighborhoodsA sign posted in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood is warning women to be vigilant after several women were attacked in the area.
3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault InvestigationsThree 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.
Treasury Department Says A Woman Will Be Featured On New $10 BillLast 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.
Women Scientists Show What #DistractinglySexy Looks Like After Nobel Laureate's Sexist RemarksWomen 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)
San Jose Police Looking For A Few Good WomenSan Jose’s police force is looking for a few good women to bolster the sagging ranks of the department.
Women Rejoice Over Long(er) Bathroom Lines At Apple's WWDC 2015Flushing toilets may not be the most glorious indicator of women rising in tech, but it's certainly one to celebrate.