Announcements

AnitaB.org Announces Appointment of Dr. Kai Two Feathers Orton as Inaugural Fellow in Residence

Today, AnitaB.org announced the appointment of Kai Two Feathers Orton, Ph.D. which is a new position. Dr. Two Feathers Orton will lead AnitaB.org initiatives around strategic partnerships, with the goal of fostering deeper relationships with communities of color and ensuring just futures for all technologists. Read the full article here.

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Statement from Brenda Darden Wilkerson on Congressional Action on Competitiveness Legislation

Statement from Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President and CEO, AnitaB.org, on Congressional Action on Competitiveness Legislation I applaud the United States Senate and its work on the bipartisan United States Innovation and Competition Act (S 1260) and its recent passage. I’m also pleased the House is passing its National Science Foundation for the Future Act (HR…

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Much More Than A Holiday: How Tech Companies Should Commemorate Juneteenth

AnitaB.org President and CEO, Brenda Darden Wilkerson, talks about the importance of honoring Juneteenth and recommends best practices that tech companies should take. Read the full article.

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Why Big Data Is Failing Women In STEM And How To Fix It

In an Op-Ed in Forbes.com, Joan Michelson talks about the challenges of real-time, standardized data to evaluate technology jobs in the STEM industry. She additionally talks about the Top Companies in Women’s Technologists Report, conducted by AnitaB.org, to evaluate the progress of women technologists. She elaborates on the importance of collecting diversity and job data…

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Impact of Giving and Inclusive Technology in the New World Order Recording and Resources

2020 has been anything but normal, bringing change and challenges to nearly everyone. We are all feeling stress and the hardest hit group this year has been women, especially those from overlooked populations. As we head into the holidays, we have an opportunity to look back at how women in tech have been impacted this year,…

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AnitaB.org Presents Elevating Conversations: Build for Everyone: Products & the Spaces they Occupy Recording and Resources

Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President & CEO at AnitaB.org, lead a thoughtful discussion in, “Elevating Conversations: Build for Everyone: Products & the Spaces they Occupy.” The conversation focused on the tech products that have become ubiquitous in our lives and stopping to think about the number of tools we utilize on any given day, both those…

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