Commentary & Perspective

It’s Time to Disrupt the Tech Industry’s Culture

When Susan Fowler revealed that Uber failed to properly address her claims of sexual harassment, more people began realize the need to address the toxic work culture within the tech industry. Elizabeth Ames, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Alliances, and Programs at the Anita Borg Institute, discusses how companies can create more diverse and inclusive workplaces in her article “Widespread Sexual Harassment Allegations — Time for the Tech Industry to Shape Up.”

“The tech industry lives and dies by innovation and disruption, and it’s about time we applied the same philosophy to the culture as we do to the product,” she writes. She discusses the benefits of a diverse workforce, and offers solutions such as the Anita Borg Institute’s Gender Partnership program, which helps companies address gender bias.

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