Are toxic masculinity deniers the new climate change deniers?
Over the last few months the data has begun to stack up...
Feb 15 · 5 minutes
The bias hidden inside "consensus"
For women and people of color to succeed in this industry, the things the industry has taken for granted as positives might also have to change.
Oct 22 · 11 minutes
Leslie Feinzaig’s Army of Women
The Female Founders Alliance founder on raising money as a new mom, what separates meaningful women’s networking groups from the rest, and her career-long effort of beating the odds.
Jul 9 · 1 minute
Kara Nortman: “We can’t all be flame throwers”
How and when to stand up for women in rooms full of men.
Jun 29 · 1 minute
Serena Schuler: TV has a responsibility to create role models
Women may only make up some 3% of CEOs of venture backed companies, but they do exist. And it’s possible, a story about someone overcoming even more odds than the typical startup founder just might make for more interesting television.
May 11 · 2 minutes
Taking back the Internet for women
Dear Internet created almost exclusively by young white men: We are coming for you.
May 3 · 3 minutes
Introducing Chairman Mom: My new subscription-based platform that believes in working moms
85% of women have seen mom-shaming on social media; more than 30% see it “frequently.” This ends now.
Apr 4 · 6 minutes
“I do have fear. I just don't have fear of the usual kinds of things.”
How some of the tech’s female badasses became that way.
Mar 9 · 26 minutes
Beyond #MeToo: A new initiative #MovingForward seeks to hold a newly shaken Silicon Valley accountable
You can’t break a policy that doesn’t exist.
Mar 8 · 9 minutes
“I miss the frivolous”
Nancy Lublin on her new company, motherhood, and tech’s morality crisis.
Mar 5 · 2 minutes
Why do we focus on the cap table? Because it holds the roadmap to wealth and power in Silicon Valley.
Feb 28 · 7 minutes
How to be “credible” even if you're a woman... and other takeaways from the Berkeley sexual discrimination investigation
When Uber has a stricter code of conduct than Berkeley - it may be a gigantic red flag.
Feb 27 · 13 minutes
The Bear’s Lair: The untold story of systemic gender discrimination inside UC Berkeley’s IT Department
What happened when women banded together, kept a paper trail, told their story, launched an investigation and proved a hostile work environment? A woman was laid off, and the men’s careers soared.
Feb 23 · 28 minutes
Admitted sexual harasser Justin Caldbeck won't be speaking at a Women In STEM conference after all
Caldbeck’s latest desperate attempt at a rehabilitation tour hits the skids.
Feb 21 · 7 minutes
America's bias against working moms comes down to one question: Do you value your female employees or not?
Before you consider a single finding in ReCode’s survey of mothers returning to work in the tech world, you need to remember and internalize one reality...
Jan 26 · 6 minutes
In 2018, Women need companies like PandiaHealth more than ever
If there’s one thing all the waves of feminism pretty much agree on, it’s this: In order for women to have economic freedom, we need to be able to control when and how and if we become mothers.
Jan 25 · 0 minutes
Wonder Woman Island or the Avengers?
Should men be part of the #metoo solution, or will they always be part of the problem?
Jan 18 · 5 minutes
“I’m surprised there was not more of a backlash”: The inside story of putting rape culture on the ballot in Santa Clara
Michele Dauber filed nearly 100,000 signatures, ensuring voters will have the final say in the Brock Turner verdict.
Jan 17 · 1 minute
America isn’t the feminist envy of the world and Silicon Valley isn’t the feminist envy of US industries
The danger of “Yeah, but things aren’t perfect everywhere...” thinking.
Jan 11 · 4 minutes
The difference between being a gifted middle school boy and a gifted middle school girl
Winnie.com’s Anne Halsall joins our badass mom podcast
Jan 2 · 1 minute
White men to women and minorities in tech: We (still) DGAF
In fact, we give even less of AF now.
Dec 7 · 9 minutes
Silence Breakers get their due. Here’s what it’s not the day for...
Dec 6 · 5 minutes
Justin Caldbeck's comeback tour: Turning sexual harassment into lemonade
Gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross gross.
Nov 21 · 4 minutes
Jess Lee: Go ahead and call me a “girly investor”
No queen bees here: Prominent female VCs band together to help female founders.
Nov 13 · 7 minutes
The naive hope of culture change: The one pattern Silicon Valley refuses to see
It's your $10 billion, Softbank... but maybe check out Ellen Pao's book before you do that Uber deal
Oct 24 · 9 minutes
Jack and Biz don't want to fix Twitter
No amount of protest will be enough to change who Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are, or how little they care about the plight of their users.
Paul Bradley Carr
Oct 13 · 4 minutes
You don’t get to be "shocked"
No, no no. You all knew.
Oct 6 · 8 minutes
Meet Mama Bear
I always wanted to be a writer, but I never wanted to be a mother. Today, I’m both...
Sep 18 · 10 minutes
“I was too much of a girl to fight it”: Media legend Susan Lyne on… everything
From Martha Stewart to Meredith Grey, Lyne’s career has helped shape women’s depictions in media for decades.
Aug 30 · 2 minutes
Ellen Pao, Susan Fowler, Tracy Chou and reasons to hope
It never looks like dramatic social change has happened when it actually has.
Aug 22 · 10 minutes
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