The tech world offers promises of finding solutions to humanity’s most pressing and persistent problems, from traffic to health. However, in recent years Silicon Valley and startup scenes around the world have begun reconciling with the fact that it has been dominated by one gender, men.
This newsletter takes a look at all the ways that is changing, from challenging discrimination in the workplace to women entrepreneurs leading the way. It covers the world of “Big Tech” as well as women making their marks in other industries such as scientific research or engineering.
Articles come from a variety of sources, with Deepnews pulling pieces from the networks that have emerged to help women navigate their way through the tech world with each other’s help, Other pieces delve into the studies that are detailing where and how progress is being made and the pervasive issue of sexual harassment.