New Survey Shows Los Angeles VCs Outpacing National Funding for Women, POC-Led Businesses; Wide Pay Gaps Still Exist in LA Tech, Ageism Concerns Emerge

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PledgeLA, a coalition of hundreds of venture capital (VC) and tech leaders in Los Angeles working to increase equity, community engagement, and accountability around corporate diversity efforts, today released the results of its expanded, third-annual diversity, equity, and inclusion survey. Launched in October 2018, PledgeLA is a partnershipContinue Reading

COVID-19 pandemic transforms trade ecosystem for women

When COVID-19 lockdowns started and borders closed in March 2020, Euphrosine saw her sales of avocado oil plummet in Rwanda. So she created an online shop on her company’s website to continue selling her products. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on livelihoods, businesses and trade in Least Developed CountriesContinue Reading

New date for ARN Women in ICT Awards

Credit: ARN / IDG The new-look Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) will run as an in-person celebration lunch at ICC Sydney on Tuesday 7 September, in what will be the largest celebration of female excellence within the technology channel across Australia. The decision to reschedule comes in response to evolvingContinue Reading

Reseller News Women in ICT Awards 2021: and the winners are...

Credit: Reseller News / IDG Reseller News is proud to announce the winners of the new-look Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) in 2021, honouring female excellence within the technology channel following an industry-defining celebration in New Zealand. Played out in front of more than 310 attendees at Hilton Auckland — theContinue Reading

Women in Drina basin have power to solve environmental threats

Women from the political sphere, scientists, activists, and professionals concluded at a workshop organized by GWP-Med that the Drina river basin has a great potential for the benefit of the society in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia, though they warned the environment is under threat by uncontrolled investment projectsContinue Reading

9News Hostile Work Environment Young Women Journalist Claims

^ I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free. Denver’s 9News is among the most successful and respected regional television stations in the country, known for first-rate journalism that connects with the local audience. The outlet’s newscasts have beenContinue Reading

Africa’s e-commerce sector has thrived during the Covid-19 pandemic, but gender gaps and reduced ac… Africa’s e-commerce sector has thrived during the Covid-19 pandemic, but gender gaps and reduced access to finance for women leaves room for economic improvement. E-commerce in Africa has expanded rapidly in the last 20 yearsContinue Reading