Nonprofit CEO Jennifer Loving has developed relationships with tech companies to take on Silicon Valley’s most vexing issue—homelessness By Jackie Krentzman When Jennifer Loving was growing up in Southern California in the 1970s and ’80s, her uncle was a “fire-and-brimstone” minister. He ran a church in Venice Beach that...

We all know the tech industry has a gender gap problem that companies need to address. In the meantime, what can women do to gain a foothold—and advance? By Ellen Lee First, the good news: Major tech companies report that the percentage of women in senior leadership...

By: Katrina Brown Hunt Jacoby, one of the highest-ranking women at Cisco, is charged with fostering an inclusive environment Rebecca Jacoby didn’t enter the tech world out of a long-time love for STEM. According to the Cisco executive, her early interests were far from technology. “My absolute...

Reginald J. Miller, VF’s head of global inclusion and diversity, is a former US Army sergeant who knows what it takes for diverse teams to succeed While growing up in Osceola, Arkansas—a region where the economy suffered and the racial divides were blatant—Reginald J. Miller was...

Kaiser VP Shakeya McDow has parlayed a variety of experiences—from IT to banquet sales—into her current role in the upper echelons of the health-care giant’s leadership pyramid. By Janell Hazelwood When Shakeya McDow, vice president of ethics and compliance strategy, intelligence, and operations at Kaiser Permanente, was...

Kiera Please started posting about hair and fashion on Instagram in 2012, with the goal of simply expressing herself online. But as she noticed an uptick in followers, the 24-year-old soon realized her self-expression was a tangible business asset. Having majored in advertising at Virginia Commonwealth University,...

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