This article by alumna Sarah Downey, Principal at Accomplice, originally appeared on Medium. Sarah is living proof of our mission to create great leaders and foster inclusion in the tech community. We couldn’t be more proud of her and Accomplice for bringing attention to great female leaders through the creation of Rev Boston and to the overall importance of recognizing the women who are moving the innovation sector forward. We’re proud to share it on The Whiteboard in celebration of all of the honorees, including our own CMO Dana Córdova. (more…)
We all know there is a major gender gap in the labor force at large, but women represent a very small percentage of the tech industry—30%, to be exact. In 2011, the Level Playing Field Institute published a study that revealed women in tech (especially women of color) had more negative work experiences than their male counterparts, which in turn led to high turnover rates and contributed to job dissatisfaction overall. (more…)
To support its ongoing commitment to diversity, excellence, and inclusion in the innovation space, Startup Institute announces the launch of a new scholarship program. Admitted students will be eligible to receive up to $3,000 towards the cost of the full-time program. (more…)
This article first appeared in BostInno.
The Startup Institute has taken another step to improve diversity in the tech industry, and it’s doing so this time with the help of Uber.
These organizations announced on Thursday that two new $5,000 diversity scholarships sponsored by Uber will be available starting this summer for the Startup Institute’s full-time program.