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The Harvard Kennedy School's Women and Public Policy Program has produced research on current biases that exist in hiring, promotion, and workplace norms, particularly for women in technology fields. Iris Bohnet guides this research portfolio and has published several recommendations to debias hiring practices in her book What Works: Gender Equality by Design. HarvardWIT has gathered resources currently being used within Harvard IT. We encourage you to leverage these best practices whenever you are hiring for a new position.
josiegzIn the early days of electronic computing, the work was strongly associated with women. It was feminized because it was seen as deskilled and unimportant. This began to change as computers became indispensable to government & industry, writes @histoftecht.co/jOghNttDy6
Candice_MMorgan“I don’t think that everyone has an equal voice,” Ms. Powell said in an interview. “Even putting aside broader issues around gender diversity, ethnic diversity or class diversity, there’s also an issue around people’s educational backgrounds.” t.co/pADcdoQJZP