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Spring 2018 Newsletter

All of the news from our Spring 2018 newsletter! Read about the launch of WITops, a non-profit organization helping technology companies engage and retain women and diverse persons. Catch up — and get involved!

Watch Karen’s
Women in Tech
Presentation

In this recording of a YouTube Live Event, Karen covered the latest from the Women in High Tech Retention (WIT-R) Project. She introduced the key retention factors, and then shared some of the interventions, along with some exercises you can try out.

Managing Interpersonal Dynamics in Teams: What is Rude?

What is “rude” to one person may be perfectly acceptable to another. What is fine in the US Northeast may be rude in the South. What is rude in one country may be perfectly fine in another. So what is “rude” and how do we handle it on a diverse team?

Non-US High Tech Professionals: We Need Your Insight!

If you are a female or male high tech professional working in industry outside the U.S., please give us 10 minutes and complete this completely confidential survey. The results will help characterize the daily work experience of tech culture with the goal of increasing the success of diverse work teams.

Be Interviewed: Experiences of Early Career Tech Professionals

The Women in Tech project is exploring the early career experiences of women and men in their first high tech job after college. We’re interviewing developers, engineers, product managers, and UX and HCI professionals who are 9-24 months into their first job. Volunteer!