I’ve been following the Climate Corporation since 2011 when it was an insurance solution for farmers and was then acquired by Monsanto in 2013. It has since spun out to be a precision agriculture solution and most recently was acquired by Bayer.
Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programs have seen a rise in corporate budget allocations in the past two years but remains a sensitive, sometimes divisive, topic in tech. I was compelled to attend an event on August 10 when Anna Binder, Head of People Operations at Asana, announced that Ellen Pao would be moderating a panel called Real Talk: The Uncomfortable Truths of D&I that featured these tech D&I leaders:
Research data proves that diverse teams and companies outperform. Check out these resources for data about D&I programs, suggestions, open-sourced projects. We hope that this is living document. Please contact us for suggestions. Data and Research McKinsey & Company Delivering through diversity report.