Month: August 2016

Profile: The Techmaker

Twitter @aschapi @WomenTechmakers @Google Meet Amy Schapiro, the Silicon Valley activist helping Google transform the future of the tech industry. Where and how did your journey into Technology start? I grew up near Silicon Valley, and there are home videos of me at 3 years old using software to learn the ABC’s on my family’s clunky desktop. However, I didn’t start working in technology until 2008, working for a website for youth activists and running a digital community organizing campaign in partnership with a Nike corporate responsibility initiative. After the economic downturn of 2009, I moved to New York...

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Women in Technology Symposium

Despite the well-noted lack of gender diversity present in the technology industry, there exist many women who are currently breaking down barriers in tech. The University of Phoenix and Texas Diversity Council are proud to give voice to these leaders in the form of the new Women in Technology Symposium. The Symposium will run over three days, providing attendees an opportunity for you to understand, learn and hear different perspectives from a diverse mix of female technology executives who have made the climb up the corporate ladder. These roundly successful leaders will sit down to discuss the ‘Tech Gender...

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Shifting Demographics

A marked change is taking place in workplace demographics across the country that has employers scrambling to leverage the advantages of generational diversity to sustain business beyond the retirement of its most experienced and knowledgeable Baby Boomer leaders. For years, companies focused on managing younger generations of employees, but with 34% of today’s managerial roles occupied by Millennials, that ship has sailed. Today’s corporate focus targets organizational brainpower and how to effectively shift it to new groups of younger and more culturally diverse managers and employees. This process, however, is fraught with generational nuances and creates a challenging dynamic...

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Yahoo Employee Foundation Innovating CSR

Just a few years ago, invoking the term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) would have elicited blank stares from most corporate executives. Even though the term has been around since the 1920s, and made an appearance in the Harvard Business Review in 1951, it didn’t translate from concept to broad-based acceptance (or from academia to the Board Room) until much more recently. Fortunately, this is NOT a few years ago. The CSR rush has burst on the scene with so much vigor that now many corporations consider it to be a core values issue. Today, an ever growing chorus claims...

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National CIO Symposium

As the volume and complexity of information continues to rapidly increase, Chief Information Officers are becoming the point-person for innovation within their respective organizations, carefully crafting strategies to take heed and absorb opportunities from this new information era. This fact has been thoroughly recognized by Tech Diversity Magazine, most notably with 2016’s Distinguished Chief Information Officers. Distinguished CIOs Click Now, Tech Diversity Magazine is proud to present a new program that will give just due to the information age: the National CIO Symposium. Premiering in early 2017, National CIO Symposium will create a series of discussions set across the...

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National CIO Symposium

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