Technology for Pay Equity is Here

Syndio’s software platform exposes workplace inequities and offers solutions. By Real Leaders Companies and their management face immense pressure from employees, investors, and legislators demanding more transparency and progress toward diversity and pay equity goals. Yet many organizations lack the data to turn those promises into real results they can show. Unmasking the Bias: Can […]

Q&A with Top Impact Company CEO, Wendy Gonzalez

Sama ranked No. 48 on the list of 2024 Real Leaders Top Impact Companies. By Real Leaders About: Sama is a globally recognized leader in data annotation and model validation solutions for enterprise AI models that require the highest accuracy. The company pioneered an impact model that harnesses the power of markets for social good and meaningfully improves […]

Building the Future of Daily Essentials

How I’m helping reinvent the $59-billion supplement industry from the ground up. By Katerina Schneider I’m a mother of three — four if you count Ritual, the health and wellness company I founded in 2016. I was pregnant with my first daughter when I couldn’t find a prenatal multivitamin I trusted. The options recommended to […]

3 Ways to Combat Poverty with Transformational Technology

To reach the goal outlined by the United Nations’ Agenda for Sustainable Development to end poverty and hunger by the year 2030, many policy, economic, social, and organizational actions must be taken. Fortunately, emerging technologies – such as the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, mobile technologies and more – can help in the effort to […]

A New App Helps Blind People Navigate Public Transit

Waymap aims to expand travel options for blind and visually impaired people with step-by-step audio directions that it says are accurate up to 3 feet (0.9 meter) throughout a trip. An app designed to help visually impaired or blind pedestrians use public transit has debuted at a Washington subway. Waymap expands travel options for blind […]

9 Ways To Make Cybersecurity Awareness Training More Engaging

Phishing was responsible for the highest number of cyber compromises in 2021. As a result, more and more businesses are investing in security training and awareness initiatives. New evidence proves that regular training exercises can positively influence security culture and enable employees to defend against ransomware-laced phishing attempts and related social engineering attacks. Having said […]

‘I Know Your Favorite Drink’: Chinese Smart City to Put AI In Charge

From robots delivering coffee to office chairs rearranging themselves after a meeting, a smart city project in China aims to put artificial intelligence in charge, its creators told a conference this week – raising some eyebrows. Danish architecture firm BIG and Chinese tech company Terminus discussed plans to build an AI-run campus-style development in the […]

Could Your Next Holiday be Inside a Tree Pod?

As people search for holiday activities where they will be safe from the coronavirus, three European companies have created some innovative solutions, where people can experience something new. In Belgium, you can camp in a tree, in a tear-shaped pod for two. The $75-a-night tents are booking faster than ever due to their isolating in […]

WordPress Founder: The Power of Open-Source in Spreading an Idea

Jared Kleinert shares tell-all stories from 75 top-performing Millennials who have built companies collectively worth billions of dollars, have millions of social media followers, and are achieving exponential success in record time. Matt Mullenweg (above), co-founder of open-source blogging platform, WordPress, the most popular publishing platform on the web, shared with Kleinert his journey to an open-source way […]

Real Leaders Magazine: Our Straw Doesn’t Suck

If you’ve already purchased the latest edition of Real Leaders magazine, may have noticed that the paper for our Real Leaders Impact Awards section feels different from the rest of the magazine. That’s because it contains 10 percent straw. In a world-first, Real Leaders teamed up with Willamette Falls Paper Company in Portland, Oregon, to […]