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Women 2.0 Women 2.0 is a global brand for gender equality and diversity & inclusion in the tech industry. We’re a for-profit, for-good company that works to push conversation forward, and take and encourage action around gender parity.

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Mission: Our values include pushing conversation forward, helping female-founded and early-stage companies access capital and build their teams, building a diverse and inclusive workplace, engaging and activating allies, and sharing best practices around the world.

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"After hundreds of years, it’s still hard for some people to untangle Black hair from these stereotypes."
08/26/2020
Was It Our Hair? Or Was It You?

"After hundreds of years, it’s still hard for some people to untangle Black hair from these stereotypes."

These six women have worked in industries as varied as retail, restaurants, and the military, but their message is the same: We are not our hair, and our hair is our own.

“First, the community believed I will not make it because they believe I am weak. Our work in the community was to give ...
08/20/2020
Kenyan all-female wildlife ranger team breaks down barriers

“First, the community believed I will not make it because they believe I am weak. Our work in the community was to give birth and do chores..."

KAJIADO, Kenya (AP) — On the sweeping plains at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, a group of female wildlife rangers is making history by defying patriarchal norms that have been passed down for...

We’d love to get 10 final survey responses for our research on Black women, early-stage startup founders, in partnership...
08/17/2020
RESEARCH: Access to Capital, Funding Vehicles, and Growth of Startups for Founders who are Women of Color | Women 2.0

We’d love to get 10 final survey responses for our research on Black women, early-stage startup founders, in partnership with the Kapor Center.

Can you help take or share this 10-minute survey?

(All founders welcome, but particularly black women founders)

Women 2.0 research on how women of color resource their earlier-stage tech startups, with support from Kapor Center's Women of Color in Computing Collaborative.

“Living by other people’s definitions and perceptions shrinks us to shells of ourselves.”
08/14/2020
Janet Mock Is Rewriting Hollywood

“Living by other people’s definitions and perceptions shrinks us to shells of ourselves.”

The multihyphenate reflects on her past (including her coming out story in this magazine), the present movement for Black trans lives, and how she’s shaping the future of Hollywood.

"During a crisis like this one, adolescent girls face a heightened threat of physical and sexual violence, early and for...
08/11/2020
Opinion: Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates: We can't ignore adolescent girls in Covid-19 fight

"During a crisis like this one, adolescent girls face a heightened threat of physical and sexual violence, early and forced marriage, and unintended pregnancy on top of sustained economic hardship."

History has shown that a global crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic puts the education, safety and futures of adolescent girls at even greater risk, leaving the world in further peril. Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates argue that addressing these risks must be a priority in the world's pandemic respons...

“Sometimes I’ll get to a point where I’m like, ‘I’m so tired, I’ll have to go part-time to make it all work'."
07/30/2020
How The Pandemic Could Force A Generation Of Mothers Out Of The Workforce

“Sometimes I’ll get to a point where I’m like, ‘I’m so tired, I’ll have to go part-time to make it all work'."

For the past few months, Alicia Wertz has barely seen her husband. Since schools closed in their northern Alabama town in March, they’ve been single-mindedly fo…

"Today we take an exciting step by announcing the first women majority-owned and led ownership group."
07/27/2020
Los Angeles Awarded National Women's Soccer League Team in 2022

"Today we take an exciting step by announcing the first women majority-owned and led ownership group."

Natalie Portman is part of the group who helped secure the rights, with a number of high-profile female Hollywood stars among the investors.

"A recurring finding is that women are more likely to carry out more domestic responsibilities while working flexibly, w...
07/20/2020
Why WFH Isn’t Necessarily Good for Women

"A recurring finding is that women are more likely to carry out more domestic responsibilities while working flexibly, whereas men are more likely to prioritize and expand their work spheres."

Three traps to avoid.

"My hair is not an indicator of my intelligence, skills, or job capabilities."
07/14/2020
Tech Is Not Exempt From The Politics of Black Women's Hair

"My hair is not an indicator of my intelligence, skills, or job capabilities."

This article is a thought piece on the political nature of Black women's hair in the corporate workplace, and how the progressive tech industry is far from exempt. Written by self developer Mabel, follow her journey on her IG! Here’s a picture of me with braids from last year. The truth is, a lot ...

“Jackson, a mathematician and aerospace engineer, went on to lead programs influencing the hiring and promotion of women...
06/30/2020
NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

“Jackson, a mathematician and aerospace engineer, went on to lead programs influencing the hiring and promotion of women in NASA's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers.”

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA.

Why women need to stop apologising at work
06/22/2020
Why women need to stop apologising at work

Why women need to stop apologising at work

Women are more likely to apologise more often, but over-apologising can have a negative impact on women’s careers and their wellbeing.

“History keeps teaching us that when a diversity of voices is represented in decisions, the outcome is better for all.”
06/19/2020
Melinda Gates and MacKenzie Bezos unveil $30M gender equality initiative

“History keeps teaching us that when a diversity of voices is represented in decisions, the outcome is better for all.”

Two of the world’s wealthiest women are teaming up to roll out a $30 million initiative that will provide grants to organizations with “transformational” ideas for improving gender equality.

"And, speaking as a white person, when we register surprise at a black individual's articulateness, we also send the not...
06/10/2020
What is a microaggression? 14 things people think are fine to say at work — but are actually racist, sexist, or offensive

"And, speaking as a white person, when we register surprise at a black individual's articulateness, we also send the not-so-subtle message that that person is part of a group that we don't expect to see sitting at the table, taking on a leadership role."

Microaggressions and unconscious bias are everywhere. We identified some of the most common, and what to say or do instead.

“This injustice is everyone’s problem. We are all responsible for affecting change and for dismantling oppressive system...
06/05/2020
USWNT roundtable: Players share their thoughts, experiences...

“This injustice is everyone’s problem. We are all responsible for affecting change and for dismantling oppressive systems.”

Following the USWNT Players Associations statement on Sunday, seven players offer their perspectives on racism

#BlackOutTuesday
06/02/2020

#BlackOutTuesday

Before we head into #blackouttuesday, we'd like to leave you with something to think about as you contemplate today.http...
06/02/2020
The Burden of (Finally) Being Seen

Before we head into #blackouttuesday, we'd like to leave you with something to think about as you contemplate today.

http://ow.ly/uVj950zWB4b

Frank discussion of racial injustice, with goal to not only educate, but lessen the burden that black Americans may feel during this time.

“...it was surreal that he had captured on his cellphone the kind of racism we had always railed against. All of a sudde...
06/02/2020
Opinion | Chris Cooper Is My Brother. Here’s Why I Posted His Video.

“...it was surreal that he had captured on his cellphone the kind of racism we had always railed against. All of a sudden, I became one of the hundreds of black women who have watched a video of a loved one being accosted.”

We grew up in a family of activists. I wanted everyone to see his calm bravery.

05/29/2020
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“I want to hire you, but our organization just won’t hire a female in that role. I made my resume gender neutral and got responses right away.”

Rachel Balkovec is making history after becoming the first full-time female MLB hitting coach 👏

“In economic terms, I’m helping to create human capital, which accounts for two-thirds of global wealth...”
05/26/2020
Why can't I list parenting on my resume?

“In economic terms, I’m helping to create human capital, which accounts for two-thirds of global wealth...”

I’ve sharpened a wide range of skills as a parent – patience, adaptability, multitasking. Potential employers should see the value in it

“With that, I asked some incredible women from California to share a day in their lives with me so that I might share th...
05/19/2020
How Congress’s Only Single Mom Is Making It Work in Quarantine

“With that, I asked some incredible women from California to share a day in their lives with me so that I might share them with you too. These are women who inspire me, struggle just as you and I do, and give me hope by simply doing their best to carry on.”

Three kids, four schedules, and a few meltdowns—how Rep. Katie Porter is negotiating life in isolation.

Mattel is honoring frontline workers with special edition toys
05/07/2020
Mattel is honoring frontline workers with special edition toys

Mattel is honoring frontline workers with special edition toys

Saying thank you to our everyday heroes for being on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic may never be enough. But to honor their work keeping communities safe, toymaker Mattel is launching a set of collectible action figures, with proceeds going to communities in need.

“Are our children going to be taken away from us because we are on the front lines helping people?”
04/15/2020
New Battle for Those on Coronavirus Front Lines: Child Custody

“Are our children going to be taken away from us because we are on the front lines helping people?”

Doctors, firefighters and others who risk exposure to Covid-19 are being taken to court by ex-spouses who want to keep them away from their children.

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