Policy & Advocacy

Creating an Infrastructure for Inclusive Innovation

Join us on October 27, 2021 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET for an Elevating Conversation Webinar on “Creating an Infrastructure for Inclusive Innovation,” hosted by AnitaB.org Fellow in Residence, Dr. Kai Two Feathers Orton, and moderated by President and CEO of AnitaB.org, Brenda Darden Wilkerson. This exciting conversation will focus on the importance of…

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We Commemorate Juneteenth

AnitaB.org is proud to commemorate Juneteenth as an important historical symbol of progress towards equity for all Americans. We are pleased to have been on the commemoration vanguard by declaring Juneteenth a company holiday in 2020 and are encouraged that our nation is moving towards declaring this a national Juneteenth holiday. We commend our partners…

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Webinar #4: Federal Policy Responding to Women in Tech in Crisis

Resource Link Participant Jacky Rosen feature https://medium.com/wogrammer/the-pivot-to-civic-7aa6081b15f4 Jessie Arora New Emergency Legislation Provides Paid Sick Days and Paid Leave for Child Care for Millions https://www.nationalpartnership.org/our-work/resources/economic-justice/new-emergency-legislation-paid-sick-days-paid-leave-child-care.pdf Katherine Eyster via Stephanie Rodriguez Disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 as outlined but the Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership at Haas Business School at UC Berkeley https://mailchi.mp/81dd1f0dd3bd/responding-to-covid-19-with-equity-fluent-leadership?e=826c9fa86a Jill Finlayson How…

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Equal Pay Day 2020

Tech-nacity… Together We Are Stronger  COVID-19. WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH. PHYSICAL DISTANCING. EQUAL PAY DAY. ECONOMIC IMPACT. RESILIENCE. AGILITY. ACCOUNTABILITY. We’re living through challenging times. COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it, and millions of people continue to be impacted by the outbreak every day. The well-being of all of individuals must remain central to our…

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Government Measures that Could Support Women in Tech Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

05/12/20 Update: Congress continues to push greatly-needed relief measures forward with the passage of its fourth spending package. The latest bill to be signed by the President included $380 billion total in additional funding for small businesses, as well as for hospitals and disease testing. The additional spending for small businesses was considered urgent after the “Paycheck Protection Program,” which was passed in the CARES Act, ran out of funding…

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Supporting Paycheck Fairness for Equal Pay Day 2020

Tuesday, March 31 marks this year’s Equal Pay Day, the day that the average woman has finally earned what her male counterpart did in the previous calendar year for the same work. The timing of this day is a stark reminder that 57 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, women…

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