Diversity in Tech: Discuss Live on InformationWeek Radio
The tech world prides itself on being an open and inclusive profession. So why is getting more women and minorities into the IT field so difficult? A special broadcast of InformationWeek Radio asks the tough questions.
Jul 31, 2014
NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, the tech world has prided itself on being progressive and inclusive when it comes to its employees. However, recent reports from some of the biggest names, including Google, Facebook, and Twitter, find that the people who work for these companies are overwhelmingly white and male.
How can tech firms create more opportunities for women and minorities in their workforces? InformationWeek Radio is looking for answers, and they want you to participate.
Please join InformationWeek editor Curtis Franklin along with special guest, Ashe Dryden, an independent developer and author, as they look to uncover what the tech industry can do to diversify its workforce.
Click here to register for this important broadcast of InformationWeek Radio. This show kicks off today, Thursday, July 31, at 2:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. PDT). In addition to her work as a Ruby developer, Dryden is an outspoken educator for diversity, inclusiveness, and empathy. She's currently writing a book on increasing diversity, changing culture, and doing better outreach from within companies.
If you are interested in hearing more from Dryden, as well as many other experts in the IT field, register for upcoming Interop New York show, which kicks off September 29 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. You can find more information about Interop and the show speakers, as well as the registration page, here.
In addition, look for more Interop speakers on InformationWeek Radio in the future.