Silicon Valley Needs to Change How It Treats Working Mothers

Faced with growing criticism of Silicon Valley’s gender diversity problem, many tech companies have invested in feel-good programs that encourage girls to pursue STEM learning, like Girls Who Code and Iridescent, or to study computer science in college. But it’s only just starting to work on the other side of equation: providing the training opportunities, flexibility, and mid-career on-ramps that make it possible for women to stay in the tech world after having kids.

How can tech companies keep talented women in the tech workforce? Find out in my first story for The Verge, Silicon Valley Needs to Change How It Treats Working Mothers.

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