Google engineer that wrote sexist memo is fired: Bloomberg

After writing a 10-page memo that depicted Google Inc.'s approach to a diverse culture as an "echo chamber" that "fosters the most extreme and authoritarian elements," senior software engineer James Damore has been

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson


The Business Leadership Podcast: Elaine Mah, Director at Intel Canada

Elaine Mah is the Director for Canada at Intel Corporation and a 12 year veteran with the company. Among her many achievements at Intel, Elaine is especially proud of her work fostering innovation

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Leadership symposium highlights the need for more women in management positions and how to get there

It’s no secret that gender parity in most industries still has a long way to go. While women make up half or almost half of all professionals in the accounting, medicine, and law

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Women are seriously under-represented in the Canadian tech sector and it’s not improving: new report

Gender parity in the technology sector still has a way to go, according to a new report from Women in Communications and Technology’s (WCT) Up The Numbers campaign. The study, “Where are the

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

It takes a (networked) village to make women successful

At the 23rd annual Women in Technology International (WITI) conference, held the week of June 11 in San Jose, no one stood alone. In the opening keynote, the audience was told that if

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The Business Leadership Podcast: Malgosia Green, Chief Product Officer at Top Hat

Editor's note: Our sister site IT World Canada recently announced a media partnership with Edwin Frondozo's weekly The Business Leadership podcast. We've decided to begin running the podcast on ITBusiness.ca as well. Edwin

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

U.S. government agency accuses Google of gender pay gap problems

According to the US Department of Labor (DoL), Google Inc. has an 'extreme' gender pay gap problem, but how accurate are those claims? Last week, the Guardian reported on allegations made by the

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Gender pay gap could close in our lifetimes, Accenture research says

News that the gender pay gap could close in the next few decades has arrived just in time for International Women’s Day. Women graduating from universities in 2020 could be the first generation to

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sun Life’s chief digital technology officer readies for Silicon Valley-inspired HQ launch

When you hear that a 150-year-old insurance company is going to open up a new office, you probably wouldn't expect it to be inspired by Silicon Valley startups, but Alice Thomas, chief digital

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Leaked Apple emails a case study in how to avoid alienating female employees

Your business can be one of the most iconic and admired companies in the world and still have a toxic workplace. That's the key takeaway from a new feature by Mic tech reporter

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Words of inspiration and encouragement for women in IT

"Remember a moment when someone in your career or life said something to you that made a difference and pulled you forward," invited Lori Scarlett, Director of Human Resources at Ingram Micro, speaking

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

How to empower women in IT (and beyond) on #InternationalWomenDay

When I attended the Avanade's fourth annual International Women's Day celebration, held in Toronto this year, I expected to be impressed by the panel of women experts.  I was, but I also came

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

Facts show women making progress in the tech industry [infographic]

Just in time for International Women's Day, some good news when it comes to women working in the tech industry - it's becoming a lot more common to see women employees at some

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson