Connect with us

Business

IBM finally apologized for 1968 firing of noted transgender scientist – Boing Boing

Fifty-two years after engineer Lynn Conway was fired by IBM for being transgender, the company has apologized for the decision. After the setback, Conway went on…

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

Fifty-two years after engineer Lynn Conway was fired by IBM for being transgender, the company has apologized for the decision. After the setback, Conway went on to make many key innovations in computer chip design.Fifty-two years later, Ms. Conway was called back to speak with IBM supervisors. This time, the setting was a virtual meeting witnessed by other company employees.
They watched last month as Diane Gherson, IBM’s senior vice president of human resources, told Ms. Conway that while the…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

post featured image
Janet Yellen Is Biden’s Pick for Treasury Secretary – The Wall Street Journal
post featured image
Customer leaves $3,000 tip on single beer at Cleveland restaurant closing amid resurging coronavirus cases – Fox News
post featured image
The Tesla Model X can be stolen with this hack, researcher says – Fox News