How Artificial Intelligence Can Solve the Issues Surrounding Gender Equity.

Katica Roy is a gender economist, CEO and founder of Pipeline. Pipeline is a SaaS platform engineered with artificial intelligence to stop unconscious bias in the workplace and increase financial performance. With more than two decades of experience in technology, healthcare and financial services, Roy has a rare combination of expertise and passion for gender equity, people analytics, and sales operations. She pours her knowledge and unique lens into several community and global initiatives, including as a former board member of Edge of Seven and current board member of the University of San Francisco’s Women in Leadership and Philanthropy, Book Trust, and Isabella Bird Community School, a member of the CU Leeds Women’s Council, and the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, as well as a 2018 Colorado Governors’ Fellow. Katica is also an industry entrepreneur, thought-leader, and frequent editorial contributor and speaker, and in 2017 was named a Luminary by the Colorado Technology Association.

Agnes Wielgosz: Katica, as a vocal advocate for closing the gender gap in the workplace, you bring a data-driven view to gender equity. How will the artificial intelligence affect businesses in the future?

Katica Roy:

AW: Does Pipeline transparent measurement ensure continual improvement in closing the gender gap?

KR:

AW: Can you please explain the difference between two concepts: gender equality and gender equity? Does Pipeline promote equality through equity?

KR:

AW: The narrowing the gender gap can unleash massive economic growth. How can we leverage new economic gains from closing the gap for a greater social impact?

KR:

AW: Gender equity has received significant attention among researchers and development practitioners in recent years. Why is women’s empowerment is necessary for sustainable development?

KR:

AW: Does promoting women’s empowerment disempowering men?

KR:

AW: Let’s put aside our opinions and imagine it is twenty years from now, we live in the most utopian society ever; there is actually gender equality. All women around the world reap the benefits of their efforts to be inclusive. Gender difference doesn’t look like a “problem to solve” anymore. We are all seeing the advantages in men’s and women’s differences. What kind of emotions this type of situation generate?

KR:

AW: The concept of gender equality has been part of your organization. If you could COMMUNICATE one thing to the audience what would it be?

KR:

AW: What is one area where we can EDUCATE people to improve gender equality?

KR:

AW: Please share with us one thing that has INSPIRED you?

KR:

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