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Livestream - Roundtable on Pay Equality in Technology

Stanford University VMware Women's Leadership Innovation Lab

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM (PST)

Livestream - Roundtable on Pay Equality in Technology

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Join us for a roundtable discussion on the gender pay gap in tech, the underlying factors that prevent pay equality from being achieved, and the pathways to creating workable solutions. 

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The technology industry drives innovation, fueling a large portion of the world economy, yet still comes under fire for underrepresentation of women and pay discrepancies between men and women. Despite efforts to change the status quo, current research shows persistent gender pay gaps. In part, the gap can be attributed to bias in the workplace that can affect a range of workplace practices, such as hiring, performance management, access to leadership and more. Further, occupational segregation by gender can limit pathways to professional growth and higher paying fields.  This roundtable event invites leaders of business and academia to discuss economic and academic data substantiating the gender pay gap, and explore initiatives and ideas to narrow and eliminate the gender pay gap in tech.

 

Speakers

Introduction by Thomas Kenny, Richard W. Weiland Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the School of Engineering, Stanford University

  • Shelley Correll, Faculty Director, Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership, Clayman Institute for Gender Research; Professor of Sociology and, by courtesy, Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
  • Robert Hohman, CEO and Co-founder, Glassdoor
  • Blake Irving, CEO, GoDaddy
  • Cindy Robbins, Executive Vice President, Global Employee Success, Salesforce
  • Sheri Sheppard, The Burton J and DeeDee McMurtry University Fellow in Undergraduate Education and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Moderated by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie, Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University

Click here to view speaker biographies.

This event is co-hosted by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research's Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership, and the Stanford School of Engineering, co-sponsored by Glassdoor.

Livestreaming provided by the Stanford Alumni Association.

 

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