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The future of tech is female : how to achieve gender diversity
Branson, Douglas M., author.
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2018]

Physical Description:
xiv, 299 pages ; 24 cm
The conundrum -- Industries that do not hire or promote -- The paradox -- Qualifications and reservations -- Poor performances by female CEOs -- A history of women in information technology -- Once upon a time -- Basic education : impediments to overcome -- The distant past and near future -- Solutions advanced -- Women to try harder : "lean in" and similar recommendations -- Mandatory quota laws -- Certificate and pledge programs -- Comply or explain regimes -- Mentoring and sponsorship -- Mandatory disclosure : the U.S. experience -- Proposals for STEM education -- The industry's answer : an expanded H-1b visa program -- Solutions that may work -- Leavening STEM education -- Paying close attention to the pool problem -- Enlarging the pool : easing off-ramps and enhancing on-ramps -- Measure what you intend to manage and ways to manage it -- Adopt a version of the Rooney rule -- Theoretical feminist views -- Needed fixes-now -- Reform the gaming industry -- Final observations -- Appendix A. Publicly held information technology companies -- Appendix B. Women senior executives in publicly held information technology companies -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.
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