November 2019

Help Us Raise Awareness on Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day

by Kety Esquivel, Vice President of Marketing and Communications Nearly 12 months. That is how many extra days a Latina has to work just to earn what the average white man earns in a year. In the U.S., Latinas earn 54 cents on the dollar as compared to white, non-Hispanic men. The average woman in…

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Learn More about Grace Hopper

Celebrate the life and legacy of Rear Admiral Grace Hopper! We’ve put together a list of podcasts, books, and videos that highlight Grace’s many achievements in the field of computing. Click on the links below to learn more. Podcasts The Life and Legacy of Grace Hopper by Innovation Hub Grace Hopper by The History of Computing Ask…

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Acknowledging History: “Hidden Figures” NASA Employees Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

On Friday, November 8, the President signed the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act into law. The legislation honors Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Dr. Christine Darden, and all of the women whose outsized contributions at NASA (or for some at the time, NACA) during the Space Race-era went unrecognized for decades.   The legislation bears the…

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Changing Policies is Key to Reaching Tech Equity

Intersectional tech equity cannot happen unless leaders focus on improving policies to protect the rights of their workers. Unfortunately, decisions such as the announcement that the EEOC would no longer collect pay data threaten any progress made in closing the pay gap. That is why we at AnitaB.org are asking tech companies to join us…

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