|PwC: Professional Services for the Future
|PwC’s Global New Products and Services team and PwC’s New Ventures team are two examples within PwC’s vast professional solutions that illustrate the firm’s leadership in redesigning professional services for the future.
|Capital One: Closing the Diversity Gap
|Roughly 56% of women leave the technology industry by the mid-level point in their careers. These women are often driven out of a promising career in tech by a number of factors including institutional barriers and gender bias. Our question is: What about the other 44% who stay in tech?
|Coursera: Inclusive Products with Data Science
|The journey to building inclusive products starts with understanding the status quo and uncovering where we can do better. Easy access to high quality data — including socio-demographic data — is a central ingredient. At Coursera, data engineers collect, curate, standardize, and make available critical data to understand the status quo. This includes building demographic features such as gender into its core data lake.
|Toward Greater Representation and Equity in Tech
|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.