BLOG

TGIF: Improving gender diversity in tech

SHARE

TGIF! The tech industry talks a lot about “solving” the gender gap in tech. But what actions have been taken to close the gap? This week we heard from Melinda Gates about why she’s concerned about the gender gap and what she’s doing to help women find their place at the table.

Check back at the end of each week for our Friday finds. Here’s what we’re reading – September 28.

Investing in female entrepreneurs

Melinda Gates on improving gender diversity in tech with Becky Quick on CNBC.

 

You probably already know her from name alone, but did you know that co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation also has her own company to help support women in tech? Gates founded Pivotal Ventures with the goal on investing in female entrepreneurs. Watch her segment with CNBC to learn why she felt it was important to start a female-focused VC, how she’s hoping to see the gender ratio in tech improve, and what else she’s working on.

What are you reading, watching, and listening to? Share your thoughts in the comments below.


Interested in learning to code? Check out our upcoming Prep Course and our immersive 12-week full-time or 24-week part-time Software Engineering Programs

RELATED POSTS
RECENT POSTS
December 21, 2018
15 Amazing Web Apps Built by Female Engineers
December 19, 2018
Alumna Spotlight: Kat Hartling Shares Her Hackbright Experience
December 11, 2018
Course Report Spotlights Hackbright Mentor, Rob Slifka
December 07, 2018
TGIF: HBD to 2 Very Important Women in Tech History
CATEGORIES