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  • Sundar Pichai Should Resign as Google’s C.E.O.

    The Google diversity debate rages on...we were interested by David Brooks' article in the New York Times. Controversial?

    "There are many actors in the whole Google/diversity drama, but I’d say the one who’s behaved the worst is the C.E.O., Sundar Pichai.

    The first actor is James Damore, who wrote the memo. In it, he was trying to explain why 80 percent of Google’s tech employees are male. He agreed that there are large cultural biases but also pointed to a genetic component. Then he described some of the ways the distribution of qualities differs across male and female populations."

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  • LISTEN: 9 podcasts for and about women in business and tech - Salon.com

    From personal and pragmatic interviews with successful entrepreneurs and business owners, to thematic explorations of intersecting identities, these nine podcasts offer a wide range of perspectives on gender and leadership. Spotlights on bold, black women entrepreneurs who scaled their side hustle into profitable businesses. Motivating, thought-provoking interviews with women experts in marketing, sales, social media, and turning a profit.

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  • Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg calls for new policies to boost women's pay

    LONDON: Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg called on governments and companies to do more to close the gender pay gap on Sunday and said both girls and boys should be encouraged to become leaders from an early age.

    "We need to start paying women well and we need the public policy and the corporate policy to get there," she told the BBC .

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  • What Skills Differentiate Women Who Make It To The Top?

    What does it really take for women leaders to make it to the top in the business world? Over the past 20 years, we’ve compiled the world’s largest database of testing results on emotional intelligence—approximately 2 million people worldwide. The Emotional Quotients Inventory (EQ-i 2.0) is the first and most widely used emotional intelligence test in the world. 

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  • Preparing for a new era of work | McKinsey & Company

    Global competition, emerging skill shortages, and changing demographics will soon force companies to use their most highly paid talent more effectively. The past three decades saw companies in developed economies make huge strides improving the productivity and organizational performance of an array of jobs. Aided by advances in technology and digital communications, companies automated, reengineered, and outsourced numerous tasks that had once required full-time, on-site employees.

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