Want to run a successful business? Hire more women

Silicon Valley may be forward-looking when it comes to technology, yet it remains remarkably backward when it comes to gender. Women represent half the population, drive 70 to 80 per cent of consumer purchases, yet they remain hugely underrepresented among the technology and leadership roles of Silicon Valley. And those who are there often experience hostility in some form or another. Emily Canal shares here an edited excerpt from a book by journalist Emily Chang in which Chang explores how women-inclusive hiring strategies and workplace cultures can offer tremendous payoffs in Silicon Valley and elsewhere.

[Read the full article on inc.com] 

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