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Nicola Acutt, vice president of ESG, VMware
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How pay transparency can help close the wage gap and advance DEI

Without transparency, organizations will struggle to close gender and racial pay gaps and attract the talent they need.

Joanna Burkey, CISO, HP

HP CISO seeks to transform cybersecurity

HP CISO Joanna Burkey sees a pivot to business partnership as vital for cybersecurity’s success. Inspiring women to join the sector is essential to this shift.

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IT hiring targets the talent of the neurodiverse community

Pioneering companies are strengthening management and hiring strategies to recruit and retain neurodiverse talent — and are reaping unexpected benefits of ND inclusivity in the process.

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IT execs join forces, pledging to promote diversity in technology

CIOs committed to creating more career opportunities in IT for underrepresented communities are asking 5,000 of their peers to join an organized effort to drive meaningful change.

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The gender pay gap: An IT issue that must get fixed

A growing understanding of the importance of diverse teams has brought renewed urgency to addressing one of IT’s most persistent problems: gender pay inequity.

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Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

AvidXchange CIO Angelic Gibson and CISO Christina Quaine are bridging the gap between IT and security by drawing on their experiences as women rising the ranks in IT.

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CIOs double down on D&I to build stronger businesses

IT leaders are facilitating multi-pronged efforts to hire employees from underrepresented groups, though cultivating belonging remains a difficult — and often unfulfilled — task.

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How the WIT Mentor-Protégé program empowers women in tech

Women in Technology offers program members access to women mentors in leadership roles to help advance their careers in what remain male-dominated fields.

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7 challenges women face in getting ahead in IT

Climbing the career ladder in IT is no easy feat. But for women technologists, the path to the top is that much more difficult, thanks to bias, different standards, and workplace cultures that marginalize them.

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Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Despite national conversations about gender diversity in tech, women are still underrepresented, underpaid and often discriminated against in the tech industry, numbers show.

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Hispanic sales chief calls inclusion critical for women in tech

Ivonne Valdes has transformed cloud service sales at Schneider Electric. Here Valdes, a decorated diversity champion, discusses the importance of fostering belonging and inclusion in the workplace.

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ITSMF: Growing Black IT careers through leadership programs

For Black IT pros, it can be a hard, lonely road to the top. ITSMF is one organization connecting and advancing Black IT pros through programs that offer mentorship, training, and support.

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How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Turning diversity intentions into reality means going outside your comfort zone and making a sustained effort engage, honor, and understand the African American community.

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Where to find and recruit Black tech pros

Don’t believe the myth that there’s a shortage of qualified Black IT workers. Black tech talent abounds, if you truly reach into the African American community.

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What IT leaders are doing to boost Blacks in tech

Attuned to racial inequities and the benefits of diversity, some IT leaders are overhauling pipelines, rethinking retention, and encouraging Black IT pros to grow their networks and careers.

Mindy Ferguson, managing vice president of technology, commercial digital channels, Capital One

LGBTQ IT exec: Why inclusion is critical to corporate culture

Mindy Ferguson, a managing vice president at Capital One, discusses the importance of senior leaders fostering a feeling of belonging, which is often missing from diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Tech takes on its racist terminology

MongoDB colleagues Garaudy Etienne and Marcus Eagan are among a growing wave of IT pros leading the difficult work of eradicating racist language such as ‘master/slave’ from tech tools and open-source projects.

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Make an impact: 12 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

Looking to make a difference? Consider donating to or partnering with any of these 12 nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in IT.

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