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PodCon 2019: Shaping a More Inclusive Future

The second annual PodCon, a convention for podcasters and their fans, took place in Seattle over the weekend. The event still embodied the scrappy underdog on its second outing: It’s one of the smaller cons around, fascinating not for its size, but for the future it represents.

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No More Free Beer? How #MeToo Might Change Co-Working Culture

WeWork has turned off its unlimited beer tap in its New York office, a move that also follows a lawsuit and over alleged sexual assault. But, is the revised beer policy just damage control or a sign that the tech industry might be shaping up and addressing some problematic issues

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How Tech Companies Are Celebrating Pride Month

The tech community frequently boasts about its commitment to diversity, and this June's LGBTQ Pride Month has provided the perfect opportunity for some of the biggest tech companies to prove as much. From branded demonstrations of inclusivity to generous donations, we round up ...

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What Could the Tech Industry Learn From the Hugo Awards?

How did the sci-fi and fantasy-centric Hugo Awards shift to highlighting diverse voices? And can the tech industry, with its own reputation for a lack of diversity, learn from some of the same moves? Here are a few tips tech can take from the past few years of the Hugo Awards

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7 Ways Women Founders Normalize Crazy Startup Life

Startup life can be full of unexpected twists and turns. Whether it be attracting clients, hiring employees, or just dealing with the daily chaos of founding a company, entrepreneurship is a guaranteed rollercoaster ride. I asked three women entrepreneurs from the Arlington, ...

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17 Young Women of Color Breaking Barriers in STEM

This summer, Diana Wilson is celebrating her graduation from the University of Virginia and is starting her career as an associate product marketing manager at Google. This is an exciting new chapter for Diana, who is a 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 scholar, went...