Retaining Women in Tech

Retaining Women in Tech

What If I Had James Damore of Google on a Team?

What If I Had James Damore of Google on a Team?

Many have asked Karen to respond about the James Damore situation. So, she thought about a hypothetical: “What If I had James Damore of Google on a team?”

This blog is her answer, including techniques she’s employed successfully in the past.

Men: Use Your Gender Norms for Good

Men: Use Your Gender Norms for Good

In a blog designed to provoke conversation—and perhaps controversy—Karen speaks directly to men about how they can use behavior from chivalry and team sports to support women in the workplace.

Article in “Networking Computing” Women in Tech: Keys to Retention

Karen’s article in Network Computing outlines the critical factors companies should focus on in order to retain women working in IT. The article is a great introduction to work being done by the Women in Tech Project.

International Women’s Day: Call to Action

International Women’s Day: Call to Action

Karen reflects on the lessons learned from how grassroots efforts transformed user-centered design and how the @Work Action Framework gives us ways to now make grassroots changes for Women in Technology.