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Breaking Down The Gender Gap In Data Science

Thu Aug 03 14:15:58 EDT 2017 | Forbes
By Vivian Zhang It’s well-known that women are drastically underrepresented in the fields of Science and Technology. This gender imbalance extends to data science roles as well. Women hold only about 26% of data jobs in the United States. The gender gap can be attributed to a few reasons such as lack of STEM education for women early on in life, lack of mentorship for women in data science, HR rules and regulations not catching up to gender balance policies, etc. While there are many i..

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By Vivian Zhang It’s well-known that women are drastically underrepresented in the fields of Science and Technology. This gender imbalance extends to data science roles as well. Wo..
Kingston Stockade FC of the National Premier Soccer League and Miami FC of the North American Soccer League have filed a claim with the Court of Arbitration for Sport to requi..
While liberals have long blamed sexism as the reason a majority of women choose careers outside of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, one profess..
Serena Williams believes black women have the power to close the gender pay gap by speaking up. In Fortune, the tennis star discussed the findings of her research partnership with ..
New research from Robert Naess, a portfolio manager at the Scandinavian bank Nordea, finds that companies with female CEOs or chairmen outperformed the broader market. Ulta's ..
People commute past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investor..
People commute past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investor..
Aug 2 - Gold prices held early on Wednesday near a seven-week high struck in the previous session, as downbeat U.S. data weakened the prospect of the Federal Reserve pursuring an a..
Treasury signals no coming issuance of 50-year, 100-year bonds U.S. Treasury yields ticked slightly higher on Wednesday as a report on private-sector employment, all but matched ex..
WASHINGTON –  U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey found, evidence that employers remain confident enough about future demand to keep hiring. Payroll p..
A sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Mass. U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey found, evidence that employers remain conf..
FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, a sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Mass. U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey ..
FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, a sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Mass. U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey ..
"Wonder Woman," the biggest hit of the summer, is that rarity: a Hollywood studio film -- an action movie, at that -- directed by a woman. But according to a new study of diversity..
Growth in the service industry and food and beverages, “suggests the demand is for a lot of the low-income workers who are now getting jobs,” Mathur said. Photo by Patrick T. Fallo..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. study of 43 people who left their countries to become “foreign terrorist fighters” in Syria has found that most came from disadvantaged backgrounds, la..
While the wage gap has shrunk since 1980, there's still a long way to go before we reach equal pay—and the difference is even more staggering when taking into account both gender a..
Payrolls not seen changing the outlook for Fed action U.S. stocks were mostly hugging the flatline Friday, trying to hand the Dow its ninth straight daily gain, as a largely bullis..
Payrolls not seen changing the outlook for Fed action U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, suggesting the Dow industrials could extend their winning streak ..
Payrolls not seen changing the outlook for Fed action U.S. stocks traded slightly higher on Friday, on the back of a largely bullish read on the labor market, with the Dow set to e..
Payrolls not seen changing the outlook for Fed action U.S. stocks were off the highs and trading little changed on Friday, after the closely watched July jobs report came in strong..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose after a strong U.S. jobs report bolstered hopes for growing energy demand, but crude prices remained on track for a small weekly decline, press..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday after a strong U.S. jobs report bolstered hopes for growing energy demand, but crude prices declined for the week, pressured by risin..
Former Wildrose Leader Brian Jean pledged a series of tough on crime policies Thursday as he continues his bid for the United Conservative Party leadership.  Jean was in Grand..
SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 13: Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, attends the third day of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2017 in Sun ..
By Tom Allard MANADO, Indonesia (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations will cooperate more closely with intelligence and law enforcement authorities from the Middle East amid "grave c..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. study of 43 people who left their countries to become "foreign terrorist fighters" in Syria has found that most came from disadvantaged backgrounds, la..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. study of 43 people who left their countries to become "foreign terrorist fighters" in Syria has found that most came from disadvantaged backgrounds, la..
FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, a sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Mass. U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey found, evidence that employers remain confident enough about future demand to keep hiring. Payroll pr..
FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, a sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Mass. U.S. businesses added a solid 178,000 jobs in July, a survey ..
(Repeats with no change to text) By Jamie McGeever LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Q2 was another tough quarter for bond trading at the world's biggest banks, many of whom blame some of ..
Because the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating its own ecosystem, the biggest challenge for the industry is how companies secure and manage the exponential growth of decentr..
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, suggesting the Dow industrials could extend their winning streak to nine after the closely watched July jobs report cam..
U.S. stocks traded slightly higher on Friday, on the back of a largely bullish read on the labor market, with the Dow set to eke out its eighth all-time high in a row. The Dow Jone..