Diversity

    • Celebrating businesses giving back this Ramadan

      In the heart of Istanbul, where I was born and raised, is the Hagia Sophia, a breathtakingly beautiful monument with a storied history. Over the centuries it has been a cathedral, a mosque, and a museum. When you stand inside, you see Arabic calligraphy alongside Christian relics. From afar you see its minarets surrounding a Byzantine church.

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  • Wells Fargo’s Monica Cole: Banks should rethink diversity training

    … In a midtown hotel in New York, 220 female bankers from the countries biggest institutions including Bank of America, PNC, and U.S. Bank gathered on Wednesday to talk about battling unconscious bias. They were asked to raise their hands if they had some kind of diversity or inclusion program in their organizations. All hands went up. Unconscious…

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  • Empowering a new generation of localization professionals

    … When her grandmother Chadia turned 80, Christina Hayek—an Arabic Language Manager at Google—and her sisters wanted to give their beloved sitto a gift that would bring her closer to them. Chadia lives in Lebanon, but her children and grandchildren are spread across the world. To bridge this geographical gap, Christina and her siblings gave…

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  • Our focus on pay equity

    … Pay equity is a huge issue, not just for Silicon Valley companies, but across every industry in every country. It’s very important to us that men and women who join Google in the same role are compensated on a level playing field, when they start and throughout their careers here. That’s why, in the hopes of encouraging a broader conversation…

    The Official Google Blog- 28 readers -
  • Our focus on pay equity

    … Pay equity is a huge issue, not just for Silicon Valley companies, but across every industry in every country. It’s very important to us that men and women who join Google in the same role are compensated on a level playing field, when they start and throughout their careers here. That’s why, in the hopes of encouraging a broader conversation…

    The Official Google Blog- 17 readers -
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  • Our focus on pay equity

    … Pay equity is a huge issue, not just for Silicon Valley companies, but across every industry in every country. It’s very important to us that men and women who join Google in the same role are compensated on a level playing field, when they start and throughout their careers here. That’s why, in the hopes of encouraging a broader conversation…

    The Official Google Blog- 20 readers -
  • Howard University opens a new campus at the Googleplex

    … When I joined Google a decade ago, there was hardly any discussion of diversity in tech. This was long before we published our diversity numbers or understood how important it was for our workforce to reflect the diversity of our users. This was also long before we started formally recruiting from Howard University, a historically Black…

    The Official Google Blog- 28 readers -
  • The She Word: Kawana T. King, lawyer and “force for good”

    … of groundbreaking products and services. And one of the best parts about Google is that I’m not just here to be a lawyer—there are opportunities to pursue personal interests, like our diversity efforts, as well. If you could ask one woman from history a question … who would it be and what would you ask? I would ask Harriet Tubman what gave her…

    The Official Google Blog- 13 readers -
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