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Business Latest: The women in tech problem

 

HOW TO FIX THE WOMEN IN TECH PROBLEM: Microsoft CEO Nadella’s comments on pay point to larger issues – few women in tech professional jobs, and low levels of capital that go to women-led start-ups. Indiegogo’s co-founder and others on what needs to change. Read more  

SARAH SILVERMAN’S $30T PAY GAP SOLUTION: CROWDFUNDING: In a satirical PSA released Thursday, comedian Sarah Silverman is sitting at a doctor’s office, waiting for her gender-reassignment surgery. She says this “extreme solution” is far cheaper than the money she’ll lose out on due to the gender pay gap. For other ladies who prefer to remain that way, Silverman has another suggestion: support her $30 trillion crowdfunding campaign, “The Equal Payback Project.” Read more

EDUCATING WOMEN: As the saying goes: if you educate a man, you educate a person, but if you educate a woman, you educate a whole nation. It’s time to ramp up efforts for educating women around the world. Read more 

WORST WEEK FOR S&P 500, NASDAQ SINCE MAY 2012: Read more

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Business Latest: The women in tech problem