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Would having more female CTO - Founders helps increase diversity in tech?

New lalasd
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If culture starts with the founders, it's only logical to have more female CTO - Founders to encourage more diversity in tech.

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  • Twitter antifemini
    Nope. Waste of funding and time. Diversity is propoganda to extract your resources. Look at all the big and successful companies' cofounders. YouTube, Twitter, FB, Google, LinkedIn, Apple, Microsoft, Uber, Amazon. All males. Only after these companies were successful did woman want to join in under the pretense of diversity. Now, of course there are companies with female co-founders, but those are exceptions. Truth is, if woman wanted to be co-founders or CTO really, they would not be asking for it via legislation or begging.
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  • New monomo
    That said, don't hire incompetent people just for the sake of diversity
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    • New / Other
      A. Ham

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      Not gonna miss my shot...
      A. Hammore
      Stop hiring your college friends kid whose never had a job before for the sake of friendship.
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    • Synopsys fAart
      But college friend’s kid doesn’t demand equal pay for crappy work though!
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    • New / Other
      FlyDown

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      Stopping looking...
      FlyDownmore
      Just crappy pay for crappy work
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  • Boeing / OpsAirbus
    Why dont women find their own company? Or work your way up by proving your competency instead of using gender card?
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      NotIndian

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      NotIndianmore
      That would require them to actually be competent.
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    • New lalasd
      OP
      would you support a female CTO Co-founder?
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    • Boeing / OpsAirbus
      What does that even mean? Why would a CTO need my approval when they are they need to prove it for themselves?
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    • New lalasd
      OP
      What would it take for a female CTO to prove herself?
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    • Boeing / OpsAirbus
      Same requirement as male CTO
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  • New / Other
    A. Ham

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    A. Hammore
    Diversity doesn't equal women. Plus white women (which, come on, this is who would be helped) are the reason Trumptard is in office. So...I'm not gonna hold my breath that they'll help minorities or minority women or any diverse group at all. Not in their benefit.
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  • New RhpJ71
    CXO roles should always be about meritocracy. The good ones sustain the company and the families vested in it. As an employee I'll sniff out any such SJW setups and will leave the company to die as and when it starts to go down.
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    • New lalasd
      OP
      Would you say there are naturally capable female CTOs?
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    • New RhpJ71
      Yeah, why not? There are plenty of capable women in Tech. They would perform better if you accept them as is instead of putting them under the spotlight. Let them learn and grow at their own pace. 50 years from now, the gender balance in tech will be much better if we allow for a natural pace instead of trying to take shortcuts. Shortcuts create political problems that become impossible to solve and will linger on for much longer.

      If you are interested in this subject, you should tour the Asian and South Asian countries. Women don't seem out of place in the workplace there. In US all the proactive SJW activities has made this a political problem with no solution.
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  • Amazon OvBd68
    Only if they are greater than a 8/10
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  • TriNet AYwy24
    How does it matter ? Tech is about problem solving at all levels , most people are indifferent to whether you are working with a man or a woman whether they are straight or gay
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    • TriNet AYwy24
      And if you examine closely there are enough women at VP : SVP levels in most tech companies
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    • Intel Lofjea
      Yes, and in the early days of basketball, white men dominated.
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  • Google 1234-/:;(
    Google had diane greene and look how that turned out
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    • New lalasd
      OP
      I'm curious to learn from her mistakes... why do u think she's not succeeding?
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  • Intel Roggik
    Yes, and all we need to do is have more 5’9” white/Asian guys in the NBA All-Star game to promote whites/Asians diversity in basketball. Problem solved, suck it Lebron.
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  • Intuit / EngBack prop
    Intuit is getting a female CTO soon. Looking forward to seeing how it goes
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