It’s a story I’ve heard more than once, more than twice even. In fact, my own sister has told me tales of #ridingwhileblack at least three different times over the years. Cabbies or Uber drivers would drive her to some completely foreign location, and then order her out of their car, threaten to call the … Continue reading You Could Be the Editor of Vogue and Still Become a Hashtag
The need for speed in business does not excuse an organization from taking the time to create and execute a thoughtful, sincere and diversity-friendly talent strategy – not when your customers and employee base are potentially diverse. Ask Uber. The company is finding that out firsthand given the rash of problems the once exalted startup … Continue reading Uber: Beware Diversity Debt
In a recent blog post, car service app Uber pledged to sign up 1 million female drivers globally by 2020.
Currently, some 14 percent of its 160,000 drivers in the U.S. are female. The company didn’t offer comparable global figures, but apparently it adds thousands of new drivers each month.
In an interview, Uber General Counsel Salle Yoo said women might find working for the company worthwhile because “Uber does not require (minimum) hours, and it does not require a schedule. It offers the chance to be entrepreneurial, the chance to balance work and family.” Continue reading “Uber Wants 1 Million Female Drivers by 2020 #gender #diversity #inclusion @Uber”