Maybe it was when she was at her grandmother’s house, located at the base of the Himalayan mountains, and she noticed the little girls working in the fields or helping their mothers in the kitchen, while the boys were off at school learning to read and write. Maybe it was when she was listening to
What has 140 characters, the backing of a celebrity and a $2,000 price tag? Well, it’s either one of two things: the punchline of a bad joke, or a single, life-changing tweet from Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. Enjoy intimate cocktails with me in Miami on June 15th – $2,000 to charity.
Unexamined biases manifest themselves quietly, sneaking into conversations unnoticed. Often confused with beliefs and values, they are things you inherently believe to be correct. A former colleague of mine gave a great example of this when working with clients; a woman will answer a question, and the client will instinctively turn to the man in
Why we’re sad: Shelby’s Leaving.
Why we’re happy: she wrote a beautiful letter about it.
In July of last year, CEO and co-founder of online shopping startup Joyus, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy launched a new initiative atFortune’s Brainstorm conference in Aspen and her goal is simple: to close the gender gap in the tech industry.
Diversity in the professional world is an ongoing challenge, and the issues that industries face today are often more dejecting than inspiring. While today more women graduate from college than men, according to research from Catalyst, only 4.6% of S&P 500 CEOs are women, and on average those women will receive between 54 cents (Latina