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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!

March 14, 2018
Karen Delivering Keynote at Gender and IT Conference

Karen is delighted to be the keynote speaker at the GEWINN Gender and IT conference in Heilbronn, Germany.

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Keynote and Panel
Cloud Foundry Summit

Watch Karen introduce the Women in Tech project, followed by a panel discussing the Action Framework and interventions.

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.

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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.

Fall 2017 Newsletter

All of the news from our Fall 2017 Update newsletter! There's a lot happening — pilot testing a new WIT board game, new research studies, conference updates, and more. Catch up — and get involved!

Fall 2017 Newsletter

All of the news from our Fall 2017 Update newsletter! There's a lot happening — pilot testing a new WIT board game, new research studies, conference updates, and more. Catch up — and get involved!

October 16
Come to the Pilot Test: “Career Power” Board Game

Using the research and principles from games for good, at team from the University of Maryland is creating a Career Power board game. Intrigued? Help us test it at our next research game night!

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.