Women in Tech: Diversity and Gender Equity are Not Buzzwords

By WITT

“We know that diversity can sometimes be more uncomfortable because things are less familiar—but it gets the best results.” ~ Megan Smith, Engineer, shift7 CEO and Co-Founder Diversity Hiring. Gender Equity. Equal pay for equal work. Work-life balance. Parental leave. Flex time. Black Lives Matter. The #MeToo movement. If you’ve been an armchair consumer of…

From Fashion to Finance: Tech is Everywhere

By WITT

“Your voice is a medium of manifestation. In your format, with your passion, it can be a tool for It doesn’t have to be perfect; it needs to persist. ~ Komal Singh, Sr. Program Manager, Author, Speaker, Creator When two power-house women in tech, with a combined decades of experience in the field of IT,…

When Women Ruled the World (The World of Tech, Anyhow)

By WITT

“Women in tech are uniquely positioned to demonstrate their leadership as we know how to build communities and engage people to bring out their personal best. We’ve all heard statistics about the challenges and the need to encourage young women to join “the tribe” and to reduce the attrition of talented women currently in the…

How Women in Tech Can Dodge Discrimination and Find Joy

By WITT

“Women are often told in a hiring process, or after starting a new job, that while management believes they could deliver at a higher level, they will be hired in at a lower level so they can prove themselves. When this occurs, it is important to have the discussion to highlight your qualifications against the…

Women in Tech: Drop the Gender Roles and Use Your Voices to Be Heard

By WITT

“I believed we had made progress in paying women equally to men performing at the same level. I believed managers were fair and would assess talent and pay for performance without bias. I thought things were different these days. I thought I wouldn’t have to fight for equality. I experienced a compensation adjustment that was…