gender gap

Silicon Divide

The Young Hackers Who Will Shape the World Deserve More Than Our Lists

"There’s a culture of creating lists in tech of people who have a unique trait."
Motherboard Staff
4.28.17
tech

Have Emoji Become 'Problematic'?

Hairflip.
Sarah Emerson
5.13.16
Silicon Divide

Why Does Silicon Valley Want to Get So Many Women Pregnant?

Investors hope fertility apps will help women deliver healthy babies, but what they also hope users will deliver is a lot of sensitive data.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.16
Silicon Divide

What Happened When I Pushed Myself to Interview More Women

If journalists don’t ask the right questions of the right people, they’re missing at least half of the story.
John R. Platt
4.21.16
Silicon Divide

A Nigerian STEM Club Offers Girls an Alternative to Marrying Young

In a country where everything from family pressure to Boko Haram can deter girls from education, Stella Uzochukwu runs an after-school tech club.
Emiko Jozuka
4.20.16
Silicon Divide

This Week We’re Exploring Gender Inequality in Tech—Starting With Ourselves

For our “Silicon Divide” theme week we’re looking at gender inequality—starting with ourselves.
Victoria Turk
4.18.16
Sex

A Man and a Woman Sell the Exact Same Item on eBay; Guess Who Gets Paid More

There's a gender pay gap even on eBay.
Victoria Turk
2.19.16
maps

​How Close Are We To Closing the Gender Gap? This Map Will Tell You

See how your country fares against the rest of the world.
Clinton Nguyen
11.20.15
women

How Misperceptions About Math Contribute to the Science Gender Gap

A new study looks at how “perceived mathematical ability” affects entry into maths-intensive science fields.
Victoria Turk
6.9.15
Culture

Why Women in Developing Countries Are Less Likely to Own a Phone Than Men

A survey of people in 11 low- and middle-income countries found women were on average 14 percent less likely to own a phone than men, and sometimes up to 38 percent.
Victoria Turk
3.2.15
Facebook

Tech Companies Need to Hack Workplace Culture, Not Female Biology

Paying for women to freeze their eggs won't level the playing field.
Victoria Turk
10.17.14
Culture

​Brilliant Female Mathematicians You’ve Never Heard Of

Iranian-born Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal yesterday, the highest prize a mathematician can win.
Whitney Mallett
8.13.14
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