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Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Pao, who put a spotlight on discriminatory behavior toward women in tech through a 2012 lawsuit, says the industry is not working fast enough to resolve its diversity problem.
Venture Capital Doesn't Invest in Blacks and Latinos - But That's Changing in Oakland

Venture Capital Doesn't Invest in Blacks and Latinos - But That's Changing in Oakland

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Jul 28, 2016

At Kapor Capital, over 50 percent of investments go to startups that have women and people of color in charge.
At SF ‘DACA-thon,’ Hacking Immigration with Doodles and Crazy Eights

At SF ‘DACA-thon,’ Hacking Immigration with Doodles and Crazy Eights

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Young people met in San Francisco to tackle a challenge: how to get more Bay Area residents to apply for DACA.

Cities That Get It Right on Public Transportation & A Few That Don't

New America Media, News Analysis, Emily Logan, Posted: Feb 24, 2016

Americans took a record 10.8 billion transit trips in 2014—the most in 58 years. More cities are realizing the critical role public transportation plays.

Is Half an Internet Better Than No Internet at All?

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jan 07, 2016

Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better than no Internet at all?

Racial Profiling of Chinese Americans Will Only Hurt America

New America Media, Commentary, George Koo, Posted: Oct 31, 2015

No different from the governments under Nazi Germany or Stalin’s Soviet Union, our government does not make mistakes—none that they could admit.

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Q&A: Creating Access to STEM Education for Students of Color

Q&A: Creating Access to STEM Education for Students of Color

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 29, 2014

The Level Playing Field Institute hosts hackathons to expose minority students to computer science.
Blaming ‘Techies’ for Housing Crisis Misses Bigger Picture

Blaming ‘Techies’ for Housing Crisis Misses Bigger Picture

New America Media, Commentary, Jay Rooney, Posted: Dec 06, 2013

Tech workers are easily blamed for the Bay Area's housing and gentrification issues, but there are larger forces at play.
Youth ‘Hackathon’ Offers Glimpse of Tech Industry’s Future

Youth ‘Hackathon’ Offers Glimpse of Tech Industry’s Future

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: Nov 20, 2013

Bay Area youth provided a snapshot of what society stands to gain from a more inclusive tech industry.

The Next Wave in Photography -- Drones

New America Media, News Report, Asha DuMonthier, Posted: Aug 13, 2013

Jason Lam, owner of San Francisco’s first personal drone shop, says the aerial crafts could just be the most exciting wave in the field of digital photography.

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Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective can help..

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