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Almost half of Google's management team is made up of women — here they are

Fortune 100 companies have never been great at putting women in charge, and tech companies aren't an exception — only three of the top 10 US tech companies have women at the helm.<p>And while Google has a male CEO in Sundar Pichai and a male chief executive at its parent company, Alphabet, it's made …

Google

Dolby Leaders Honored by San Francisco Business Times at “Most Influential Women in Business” in Bay Area Event Available on Business Wire's Website and the Associated Press Photo Network | Business Wire

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Silicon Valley

The Universal Phenomenon of Men Interrupting Women

For women in business and beyond, it was an I-told-you-so day.<p>The twin spectacles Tuesday — an Uber board member’s wisecrack about women talking too much, and Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, being interrupted for the second time in a week by her male colleagues — triggered an …

Kamala Harris

These Are the Women CEOs Leading Fortune 500 Companies

Female CEOs in the <i>Fortune</i> 500 aren't quite the norm yet, but they have been making strides.<p>As of 2017, there are 32 female CEOs on the list, meaning …

Fortune 500

Melinda Gates: How Women Grads Can Succeed in Tech

To the graduating women of computer science: First, even though you’ve heard it a lot lately, I want to say it, too: Congratulations!<p>I know that …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Why Women From Apple, Facebook, And Tesla Are Joining This Silicon Valley Incubator

A new program aims to boost women’s careers so they can get to the executive level of companies and boards.<p>The case for having more female representation in the workplace–particularly at the executive level–is strong.<p>An even gender split at one company contributed to a 41% increase in revenue. …

Diversity

Erica Baker leaves Slack for Kickstarter

SAN FRANCISCO — Erica Baker, a senior engineer and influential voice in the push for greater inclusion and diversity in the technology industry, is leaving Slack to take a job as a director of engineering at Kickstarter.<p>In an interview with USA TODAY, Baker says she sat down with Strickler at TED …

Diversity

Wonder Woman isn’t just the superhero Hollywood needs. She’s the one exhausted feminists deserve.

I expected to like Wonder Woman. I didn’t expect it to be such a relief.<p>As I watched <i>Wonder Woman</i>and shoveled buckets of popcorn into my grinning mouth, I found myself inspired by Diana’s journey, delighted by her curiosity with the world, and completely thrilled by the sweep of director Patty …

Superheroes

Stop what you’re doing and look at these behind-the-scenes pictures of the Amazon warriors in “Wonder Woman”

This weekend, after what felt like centuries in the making, <i>Wonder Woman</i> opened to rave reviews and insane box office success. We’ve finally got the …

Wonder Woman

What's it like to be a woman in Austin's tech world? Take deep dive into divisive topic - Austin Business Journal

Outright sexual harassment incidents occur, but not more than in the American corporate world in general. Overt gender-discrimination incidents also …

Women's News

Boz Is the Wonder Woman Uber (and Diversity in Tech) Needs Now

Before likely even stepping a high-fashion shoe into her office at Uber as the company’s new Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John is already …

Silicon Valley

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Kamala Harris Told to Be More Courteous

During Senate Intelligence Committee questioning Wednesday about whether Donald Trump has intervened in ongoing investigations about Russia’s …

Audra McDonald: A Gem In Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

Audra McDonald is not only beyond talented, but she’s also unexpectedly down to earth. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy …

Walt Disney Company

Michelle Obama to Silicon Valley: 'Are you ready to have women at the table?'

Michelle Obama looked out into an audience packed with mostly male tech workers and asked them to make room for women in technology.<p>Obama was a guest speaker at WWDC, Apple's annual developer conference, on Tuesday. She was introduced by Tim Cook himself before sitting down with Lisa Jackson, the …

Michelle Obama

Movies with the Most Hardcore Women

The movies with the most kick-ass women rank among the greatest action movies of all time along with some of the best sci-fi films ever, mostly …

Ariana Grande Does What Trump Can't

A pop star is leader of the free world for a day.<p>For a few hours on Sunday, Ariana Grande, a 23-year-old pop star from Boca Raton, Florida, was the leader of the free world. The position has been open for months. Contestants ranging from German chancellor Angela Merkel to, improbably, Chinese …

Ariana Grande

21 Images Of Little Wonder Women Who Are The Definition Of Girl Power

These kids prove why the new movie is so important.<p>You’re never too young to be a superhero, and these kids dressed as Wonder Woman prove it.<p>To celebrate the arrival of the new “Wonder Woman” movie to theaters this week, we’ve rounded up kids channeling their inner Diana Prince, reflecting the …

Wonder Woman

Jean Sammet, Co-Designer of a Pioneering Computer Language, Dies at 89

Jean E. Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of COBOL, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on May 20 in Maryland. She was 89.<p>She lived in a retirement community in Silver Spring and died at a nearby hospital after a brief illness, said …

Computer Science

This 82-Year-Old Woman Is WWDC’s Oldest Attendee

Retired banker Masako Wakamiya was frustrated by the lack of mobile games that catered to the elderly, who have a tougher time keeping up with the …

Apple

'Wonder Woman' has biggest opening ever for a female director

"Wonder Woman" made history.<p>The latest film in Warner Bros.' DC Extended Universe exceeded expectations at the box office, bringing in $103.1 million for its opening in North America this weekend.<p>That makes the superhero film starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins the biggest opening ever …

Movies

Here's How Celebs Are Reacting To The "Wonder Woman" Movie

"Wonder Woman got me out here ready to fight a dude with my forearms."<p>Posted on June 03, 2017, 19:13 GMT<p><i>Wonder Woman</i> is out this weekend, coinciding with Wonder Woman Day, celebrating the character's 75 years in comics, TV and film.<p>DC / Warner Bros.<p>Celebrities are showing their support for the …

Wonder Woman

Women Are Sharing Their Experiences Being Body-Shamed with #TheySaid

In an ideal world, no woman would ever be made to feel bad about her body, but unfortunately girls are shamed every day for their size, shape, weight, and more. To help women remember that they are not alone, the founder of athletic-wear brand Oiselle, Sally Bergesen, shared a story where her own …

Women's News

uBeam's Meredith Perry shows her stealth wireless charging technology really works

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An early version of this story mischaracterized MRI scans, which leverage magnetic resonance and not ultrasound.</i><p>SANTA MONICA, Calif. — A year ago, Meredith Perry, the founder of a well-capitalized start-up promising a technology revolution — charging smartphones over …

Wireless Charging

The Complex Gender Politics of the 'Wonder Woman' Movie

Can Patty Jenkins make the superhero world safe for female directors? Warner Bros. gambles $150 million on its first woman-centered comic book movie …

Comics

This Entrepreneur A/B Tested Her Clothes to Combat Sexism

Kathryn Minshew is a female co­founder and CEO of The Muse, a popular online job search destination for millennials. She doesn’t have a technical …

Startups

Forerunner Ventures' Kirsten Green: 'We need to have more women founders'

In the male-dominated world of venture capital, Kirsten Green is blazing a trail. Not only is she a leading investor in the retail space, but she also supports a large number of women-led businesses.<p>"We need to have more women founders stepping up to kind of own their own story and ask for what …

Venture Capital

'Wonder Woman' On Track To Become The Highest-Rated Superhero Movie Ever

By Kristy Puchko | Film | May 30, 2017 | Comments ()<p>By Kristy Puchko | Film | May 30, 2017 |<p>Last night, the <i>Wonder Woman</i> embargo lifted, unleashing a …

Comics

Why a Women's-Only 'Wonder Woman' Screening That Sparked Male Outrage Is Absolutely Vital

Men accused popular theater of discrimination, some demanding to know whether the venue had ever offered "men-only" movie nights<p>A recent feminist …

Don’t Call Me a Momtrepreneur

<i>Plain-old entrepreneur will do, thanks.</i><p>Hi. I’m a momtrepreneur. And I totally resent the label, thankyouverymuch.<p>Let me explain:<p>“Momtrepreneur” is a …