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Amazon used AI to promote diversity. Too bad it’s plagued with gender bias.

AI may have sexist tendencies. But, sorry, the problem is still us humans. Amazon recently scrapped an employee recruiting algorithm plagued with problems, according to a report from Reuters. Ultimately, the applicant screening algorithm did not
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4 Ways You Never Thought of to Improve Executive Diversity

Don’t be confused by the title of this DisruptHR talk. “Making The Most Of Your Seat At The Table” is about leveraging that seat — or your near seat — to advocate for diversity. That doesn’t mean charts and graphs
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Diversity is More Than Just the Kind You Can See

Diversity of opinion, outlook and background in the workplace is hugely beneficial for teams and organizations. And yet, despite their best efforts, hiring managers are unconsciously inclined to hire people similar to themselves. Whilst this is a
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Michael Che and Colin Jost try to tackle diversity in sloppy Emmys monologue

Saturday Night Live "Weekend Update" hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost took their hosting chops to the Emmys, with an opening monologue that referenced #MeToo, racism, and the current political climate. You know, light stuff!  Their monologue
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Facebook's latest diversity report is as underwhelming as ever

Surprise, surprise: Facebook is still overwhelmingly white and male. That's the bottom line of Facebook's fifth annual diversity report, which was released Thursday. And while the company may still have a race and gender issue, the report does show
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Making tech truly diverse calls for new tactics and renewed commitment

This column is part of a series called "Voices of Women in Tech," created in collaboration with, a global enterprise that supports women in technical fields, as well as the organizations that employ them and the academic institutions
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Does your organisation conduct gender audits and have a diversity vision?

From: Buisness-standard By STR Team Recommended by: business-standard About 69 per cent of the organisations are unable to understand the financial benefits of diversity, according to The Future is here, a study by Confederation
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Tech conferences like RSA still have a diversity problem

They may be trying, but that doesn't mean it's enough. The RSA Conference still has a diversity problem.  The lack of gender diversity in the tech industry as a whole has been highly criticized and making headlines for some time, ahem CES. And
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'Black Panther' proved there's a demand for more diverse superhero movies. Will Hollywood deliver?

Black Panther isn't the first black superhero movie ever made, or even the first black Marvel superhero movie ever made. But it does feel like the start of a new chapter. SEE ALSO: 'Black Panther' is a huge victory for representation in film Even as