All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘women’

NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders

Tumblr has been applauded by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for taking a stand against the promotion of eating disorders on its site. Tumblr’s Media Watchdog program has been flagging pro-anorexia/bulimia websites and directing keyword searchers of this disorder to resources for help. Tumblr also approved a new policy banning blogs that promote the glorification of self-harm while still …

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Facebook Features No Women on Its Board

Facebook features more than 800 million users, most of which are female, but it seems it’s female dominated network isn’t represented in its board of directors. The board is comprised of seven white men. Face to face, Facebook is dwarfed by other companies similar, who all have at least one female board member; LinkedIn and Google are among these companies. …

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The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls

Caroline Drucker, partner marketing manager of SoundCloud, took part in an event called IgniteNYC. According to the site, they ask the question… 5 minutes and 20 slides rotating automatically in front of NYC’s brightest geeks, what would you say? For nearly two years Ignite NYC has cultivated a vibrant community of artists, technologists, thinkers, tinkerers, and personalities to connect, develop …

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