What These 5 Women Are Doing to Solve Tech's Diversity Problem

From gender-neutral AI to coding

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At a time when diversity remains a front-burner issue within the tech industry, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show—the tech world’s largest conference—is surprisingly lacking in, well, diversity. While, in the past, the agenda-setting conference has showcased powerhouse solo women keynoters such as IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, this year, CES has chosen, for instance, to present a trio of women executives from A+E Networks, MediaLink and 605, sharing the stage alongside five male execs in a keynote panel.

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This story first appeared in the Jan. 8, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.

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