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Black and Latine startup employees own less equity than their counterparts – here’s why it matters and what we can do about it. December 8 marked Latina Equal Pay Day: Full-time and part-time Latinas only earn 54 cents for every $1 earned by white, non-Hispanic men. Similarly, the following equal pay days remind us of the wage gaps faced by women of color compared to white men. AANHPI Women: 75 cents (May 3) Black Women: 64 cents (September 21) Native and Indigenous Women: 51 cents (November 30) But should we

Annie Jean-Baptiste, head of product inclusion and equity at Google, is on a mission to make product inclusion and equity a critical part of tech. Who is Annie Jean-Baptiste?  After 10 years at Google, Jean-Baptiste now leads the diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI) team, pushing the tech giant to take marginalized users into account when building its products.  According to Jean-Baptiste, the idea to focus on product inclusion came about after she noticed that many things like culture and representation were internally important but were forgotten about when designing new