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Cindy Robbins is the president and chief people officer of Salesforce.

IGNITION 2018: Learn from Cindy Robbins, who helped persuade Marc Benioff to fix the gender pay gap at Salesforce

At IGNITION 2018, hear more about what Salesforce, Cindy Robbins, and Marc Benioff have done to correct the $8.7 million wage gap and what the company's efforts mean for the rest of the tech industry.
The value of the equity held by female founders such as 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki is a small fraction of that held by their male counterparts.

Tech’s diversity problem is even bigger than we realized — here’s why that’s so bad for the next generation of startups

The value and number of shares held by women in tech startups is a small fraction of those held by their male peers. That disparity has big implications for what companies will be founded in the future.

The most famous Fortnite streamer said he won’t play with women, and it’s raising some serious questions about the cost of internet fame

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most famous Fortnite streamer in the world, said that he doesn't play with women because he wants to protect his marriage from online harassment on Twitch. His comments inspire some troubling questions about gaming culture and the price of internet fame.
Microsoft executive vice president of Business Development at Microsoft

Microsoft’s Peggy Johnson has a new plan to get a 60% better return on investment for her corporate VC fund

Microsoft deal maker Peggy Johnson explains that the contest is an effort "put her money where her mouth is" when it comes to encouraging more women in tech, and its good business, too.
OpenTable CEO Christa Quarles

OpenTable CEO: #metoo isn’t a woman’s issue, it’s a leadership issue

Last year Christa Quarles publicly vowed to get her company to 50% parity of men and women and started with engineering. She's challenging every leader to stop with the excuses and do the same.

This 26-year-old Fortnite streamer says she paid off her mom’s debt with her Twitch earnings

Playing video games for a living can be a pretty sweet gig, but it comes with its own challenges, especially for women streamers.
Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates makes remarks during a panel discussion on investing in adolescents to improve nutrition, education, etc as part of the IMF and World Bank's 2017 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Melinda Gates says the early rise of ‘male-focused’ computer games is a big reason there are fewer female computer science graduates today...

Melinda Gates is focused on trying to help reverse this trend. She founded a for-profit organization called Pivotal Ventures that funds venture capitalists who invest in entrepreneurs who are women or minorities.
Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates has sharp words for the VC industry: Enough with your love for ‘the white guy in a hoodie’

Melinda Gates has a plan to end the not-enough-women-in-tech problem. She's pressuring the folks who fund venture capitalists by putting her own money in the game. And expects to make a killing.
Polyvore CEO and Sequoia partner Jess Lee

A star Silicon Valley investor who sold her startup for $200 million reveals the jarring tactic she had to use to make men pay attention to her pitche...

Sequoia partner Jess Lee developed an effective strategy to shake her nerves while raising money from venture capitalists for her startup, Polyvore.

Women still make up a minority of leadership positions at the biggest tech companies

Recent data suggests that women make up less than 50% of leadership positions at companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.