NamSor API will be featured today at SXSW ‘on stage’, so if you are in Austin: don’t miss Samir and Arnaud’s inspiring talk on ‘TechDiasporas: African and Asian Startups Fuel‘ and the launch of #DIASruption web site.
For the occasion, we’ve estimated the gender gap among SXSW Interactive speakers and we can see positive progress since 1994, when only 14% speakers were women – till last year SXSW edition when over 35% speakers were women.
- Use GenderGapGrader toolkit for yourself
- Source data on SXSW-I website
- Tabulated data SXSW_SPEAKERS_1994_2014.zip
NamSor™ Applied Onomastics is a European designer of name recognition software. NamSor is committed to promote diversity and equal opportunity. NamSor launched NamSor Gender API, a free API to extract gender from personal names and NamSor Origin API. We believe NamSor API Key can help unlock the value of diversity worldwide. http://www.namsor.com