Resources for Organizations

Keep up on the latest research on how your organization can create diverse workforces and foster cultures where women technologists can advance in their careers. Read our insights into closing the gender gap in the industry.

Case Studies  |  White Papers  |  Infographics

Case Studies

 

Case Title Abstract
Toward Greater Representation and Equity in Tech

March 2019

To increase access to Grace Hopper Celebration, AnitaB.org piloted a program to offer complimentary registrations to women of color from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. A pre- and post-survey were administered to over 700 women who attended in order to understand more about the challenges they face and what they need to stay in the field.
Technical Executive Forum Lightning Talks and Roundtable Discussions

March 2019

Check out the Lightning Talks and Roundtable Discussions given at the 2018 Technical Executive Forum (TEF), and learn how you and your organization can drive change in the tech field.

White Papers

 

Paper Title Abstract
Advancing Women Technologists Into Positions of Leadership

April 2017

The lack of advancement of women technologists is staggering: the representation of women technologists declines by 50% from entry to mid to senior and executive levels. In Advancing Women Technologists Into Positions of Leadership, AnitaB.org researched, curated, and developed strategies proven to help organizations advance women technologists into positions of leadership and influence.
Innovation By Design

March 2014

AnitaB.org released a report highlighting the advantages companies gain from including women on their teams. The report, Innovation by Design: The Case for Investing in Women report details research findings over the past decade from leading organizations and academics that demonstrate the advantages companies realize by improving the balance of women in the workforce.
Women Technologists Count

December 2013

This paper highlights recommendations to retain women in computing. AnitaB.org examines peer-reviewed academic and industry studies, as well as information and best practices from the Top Company Award initiative.
Solutions to Recruit Technical Women

December 2012

Designed to help companies overcome blind spots in recruiting and hiring practices, this report provides solutions for companies across four themes that correspond to each blind spot: recruitment avenues, recruitment practices, the hiring process, and overarching considerations.
Climbing the Technical Ladder

December 2008

 Climbing the Technical Ladder explores the reasons women in computing are represented at substantially lower levels than men and leave technical positions at twice the rate. This seminal research conducted by AnitaB.org in 2008 documents the obstacles women face and potential solutions.

Infographics

Statistics on why women leave tech and how to keep them A timeline of some famous women in computing