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Open Source Initiative board members. Front row, L-R: Simon Phipps (Board President), Josh Simmons (Board Treasurer), Carol Smith (Board Secretary) Back row, L-R: Italo Vignoli, Faidon Liambotis, Molly de Blanc, Richard Fontana, Patrick Masson, Chris Lamb.

A group of women trying to change the sexist culture of open source software have been harassed online

Online harassment and a lack of inclusion are issues in the open source space, and the board elections for the Open Source Initiative showcase this.
"Women equality and diversity are key drivers for the global economy, wealth managementand companies' returns," wrote researchers for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

If we closed the gender gap by 2025, the global economy could see a $28 trillion windfall

Hiring and promoting more women would be a major boost for the economy
Chiquita is just one company with a controversial mascot.

7 food logos and mascots that didn’t age well

From Aunt Jemima pancakes to Land O' Lakes butter, these are the food logos and mascots that did not stand the test of time.
Apple CEO Tim Cook fielded a question about political diversity at the company at its annual meeting Friday.

Tim Cook says conservative Apple employees who feel shunned should ‘come talk to me’

Apple supports employees of all political viewpoints, Tim Cook says

Kerry Washington, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lead criticism of CBS after 2020 election coverage team appears to include no black staff

A tweet from CBS producer Ben Mitchell announcing the network's 2020 election team provoked hundreds of replies questioning the fact that it appeared there were no black individuals on staff.

NAACP joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kerry Washington in slamming CBS News for apparent lack of Black journalists on 2020 election team

The NAACP released a statement Tuesday that criticized CBS News for seemingly not including any Black journalists on its recently announced 2020 Election team.

Microsoft made inclusion every employee’s responsibility. Here’s why.

In this op-ed, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, chief diversity officer at Microsoft, says that the company's starting to see signs that this shift is working.

Facebook and Apple are backing a new course that gives kids college credit for learning to code — and it’s the fastest-growing AP course e...

The course was designed to attract a broader group of students into the field and ameliorate the industry's so-called pipeline problem.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

‘Facebook has a black people problem’: A former employee posted a 2,500-word memo about racial discrimination at the company

Mark S. Luckie's criticisms of racial discrimination at Facebook spark a new crisis for the beleaguered social networking company.
Feder's reincarnation of "Mean Girls"

A 29-year-old illustrator has redrawn iconic movie scenes with more diverse casts, and people are loving it

Tyler Feder drew some of the most iconic movie scenes of all times, from 'The Breakfast Club' to 'Mean Girls' — only this time with more diverse casts.