Women’s Work: Perspectives on Gender in Tech
News articles and personal stories about gender discrimination and the sexual harassment of women at work are sparking a much-needed conversation. Why are these problems so pervasive and persistent in a number of industries, including technology? How can we be part of the solution? These videos draw on CHM's collections to share stories, insights, and advice from some of the most successful and powerful women in Silicon Valley tech.
Technology’s effect on our society and culture continues to grow, yet only 18 percent of those equipped to design our future—and benefit from these high-paying jobs—are women. What effect does this gap have on our products, economy, and future?
Tech Leaders on the Gender Gap (00:01:03)Discussion Guide
This overview video on the state of women in tech–past, present, and into the future–offers perspectives from a variety of women in Silicon Valley, including founders, executives, and venture capitalists from Google, Facebook, YouTube, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and more.
Explore topics on gender and job stereotypes, leadership challenges, and pattern matching in the additional videos and discussion guides. Use the guides to start a debate in your classroom, at your work, with a group of friends, or around the dinner table.