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Oct. 18, 2021 7:00 am

Temple’s new Center for Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture is inspired by the #MeToo movement

"Law schools teach these topics and lawyers get called in a crisis, but Fox students are the ones who are the future workplace managers," Director Leora Eisenstadt said.

Sep. 30, 2021 7:41 am

How should your company celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?

The name aside, the month is an opportunity to learn about different cultures. Jai McBride Calloway of Old City people ops firm Exude offers tips for incorporating the month into your workplace.

Sep. 27, 2021 5:48 pm

Why Campus Philly is funding Black and brown college students in unpaid tech internships

The new Tech Scholars program is taking aim at inequity in Philly's tech job pipeline.

Sep. 23, 2021 1:30 pm

Case studies: How can employers get better at hiring and retaining Black and brown technologists?

Professional development, employee resource groups and inclusive cultures can boost racial equity in tech. These organizational leaders and advocates share actionable steps to get there.

Aug. 18, 2021 11:27 am

How I Got Here: Dr. Kristin Austin helps women bridge the gap between higher ed and tech jobs

The West Chester-based nonprofit and education pro on how colleges can better keep underrepresented students in computer science degrees, and pay equity for women technologists.

Aug. 16, 2021 5:41 pm

Why Osage Ventures joined Serena Williams in backing this Black woman-founded healthtech startup

And what that means in a year when only .34% of all venture capital has gone to Black women.

Aug. 9, 2021 6:20 pm

How I Got Here: Why product manager Nafisa Rawji says her role merges people skills with technical passion

The Wharton MBA candidate and Tanzanian immigrant grew into product management roles after earning a marketing degree. Now, she wants to do more by learning how to be a leader in a more equitable tech ecosystem.

Jul. 30, 2021 2:30 pm

Jon Gosier found global success in tech before Philly funding brought him here. But it wasn’t enough to keep him

The entrepreneur, investor and film financier has made Atlanta his home base again. Why? The familiar story that Philadelphia investors are too risk averse.

Jul. 20, 2021 12:59 pm

After HeathVerity’s $100M Series D, the healthcare IT company will continue hiring to keep up with pandemic-fueled growth

It comes as the Center City company is expanding its privacy-minded data platform, used recently by the Department of Health and Human Services in the vaccine rollout effort, as well as amid culture changes.

Jul. 8, 2021 4:54 pm

This Philly biz leader wants to help Black small businesses with a new accelerator

Donavan West is drawing on years of advising experience to build the new program. "As a community, we are the actual stimulus," he said.

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