The silhouette of hands in the air during a march

March for Science (and Other Ways to Support STEM)

On April 14, concerned citizens worldwide will participate in the 2018 March for Science. This event celebrates the impact science has on our everyday lives, and serves as a source of inspiration for the next generation of scientists and engineers. Regardless of politics, it is important for everyone to unite in support of scientific research, STEM education, and equal access to science. Can't attend the march? Not to worry! Here are some other ways you can support science.
A close up of someone's hands typing on her laptop at the GHC 16 OSD

Fixing the Leaky Pipeline through Returnships

Raising kids is hard work, and many women technologists pause their careers so they can focus on supporting their families. Unfortunately, this gap in their careers can make it difficult for them to return to the workforce. Read how one engineer was able to successfully relaunch her career, and why returnship programs are key to fixing the leaky pipeline.
Brenda Darden Wilkerson stands at a podium and speaks at a GHC 17 session

Executives Must Take Further Action Against Racism

Although tech leaders have condemned recent events like the white supremacists protests in Charlottesville, few are actively standing up against racism and bigotry. "An executive's actions against racism shouldn't begin and end with mild condemnations," writes Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President and CEO of AnitaB.org. "It's time for industry leaders to step out from behind the safety of open letters and move into the realm of true social justice."