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Category Archives: Women in Male Dominated Fields

Speaking Up to Reduce Gender Bias in the Workplace
Category: ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Diversity, Pay Equity, Women in Male Dominated Fields, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , Comments: 0
As a proud co-founder of ARA, an organization committed to attracting, retaining and advancing women in technology roles, and an owner of my own IT recruitment firm, I’ve long had a personal passion for gender equality in business. While there have been some strides forward in recent years, gender equality deserves continued attention as there is ...
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The IT Diversity Challenge
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Diversity, Hiring Managers, Hiring Talent, Women in Male Dominated Fields, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , Comments: 0
The Washington Post recently published an article by Joann Weiner titled, “Diversity is good. Why doesn’t everyone agree?” In the piece, Weiner sites multiple studies showing that companies who engage women in leadership positions are, on average, more successful and profitable than companies who do not. ...
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Pushy Women Pave the Way
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Women in Male Dominated Fields, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , , , , , Comments: 0
As an Army Reserve Captain, I was assigned to Operation Cobra Gold, a three-week exercise held in Thailand. Cobra Gold—the largest Asia-Pacific exercise—was as much an exercise in diplomatic relationship-building and peacekeeping as it was about training for combat readiness. ...
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