Megan Rose Dickey

Megan Rose Dickey

Senior Reporter

Megan Rose Dickey is a senior reporter at TechCrunch focused on diversity, inclusion and social justice. She also covers the on-demand economy, artificial intelligence and transportation.

She previously spent two years at Business Insider covering tech startups focused on the shared economy, IoT and music industry.

She graduated from the University of Southern California in 2011 with a degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism.

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The Latest from Megan Rose Dickey

Hootsworth helps you address sexual harassment and other workplace issues

Harassment is clearly an issue everywhere. Hootsworth, founded by harassment legal expert Janine Yancey, is launching in beta today to provide a resource and tool for employees and employers to addres

Instacart raises another $150 million

Instacart, the grocery delivery startup that has a partnership of sorts with Whole Foods, is raising $150 million in funding, Axios first reported. This is on top of Instacart’s $200 million rai

Google pay discrimination lawsuit is moving forward

A class-action lawsuit alleging pay discrimination at Google based on gender is moving forward, California Superior Court Judge Mary E. Wiss recently ordered. The original suit was dismissed in Decemb

Mission Bit receives $1 million to expand computer science education in SF

Mission Bit, a nonprofit organization that teaches high school students computer science, has received a $1 million five-year grant from the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and Their Famil

White men still make the most money in tech, Hired says

Hired has released its annual pay equity report. Unsurprisingly, white men earn the most at $136,000 per year on average, followed by Asian men making a yearly average of $135,000. Here are some other

Yellow raises $9 million to launch dockless bike-share in Brazil

Yellow, a Brazil-based mobility startup, just raised a $9 million seed round for its dockless bike-share service. Yellow was founded by Ariel Lambrecht and Renato Freitas, who sold their ride-share co

Sarah Lacy launches Chairman Mom, a social platform for working mothers

Sarah Lacy, founder of media site Pando, has unveiled her newest company, Chairman Mom. The subscription-based startup aims to provide resources to working mothers, and ultimately set them up to succe

NYC paves the way for pedal-assist bike-sharing

While dockless, electric bike-sharing programs have taken off in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area, the same can’t be said for New York City, yet. Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio effectivel

All Raise wants to increase the amount of venture funding female founders receive

All Raise, a new nonprofit organization that’s behind diversity and inclusion efforts like Female Founder Office Hours (FFOH) and Founders for Change (FfC), wants to increase the amount of fun

Greenhouse Inclusion aims to reduce bias in the hiring process

Unconscious and implicit biases can show up every step of the hiring the process. That’s why Greenhouse, a recruiting and applicant tracking program, has partnered with diversity and inclusion c

California DMV has new regulations for self-driving car companies

Self-driving car programs have been under close scrutiny as of late. That is due in part to a fatal accident involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars in Tempe, Arizona, as well as a fatal crash

Lyft Line is live in Toronto

Lyft seems to be gearing up to launch its carpooling service, Line, in its first international city. This comes after Lyft launched its standard, Plus, Premier, Lux and SUV services in Toronto back in

NTSB is ‘unhappy’ about Tesla publicly disclosing details of fatal crash

Tesla provided some more details on Friday about the fatal crash involving one of its Model X vehicles, but the National Transportation Safety Board isn’t particularly happy about that, The Wash

STEAMRole is like Tinder for mentorship

Providing ongoing mentorship can be impractical for busy professionals. With STEAMRole, the idea is to empower professionals to easily share their stories with students and young professionals. It&#82

Tesla says fatal crash involved Autopilot

Tesla has provided another update to last week’s fatal crash. As it turns out, Tesla said the driver had Autopilot on with the adaptive cruise control follow-distance set to minimum. However, it

UberRUSH is shutting down

Uber is closing the doors on its on-demand package delivery service for merchants, RUSH, in New York City, San Francisco and Chicago, TechCrunch has learned. In an email to users, Uber said it plans t

Twitch lays off some employees as part of ‘team adjustments’

Twitch, the Amazon-owned live-streaming platform for gaming, laid off “several” people yesterday, Polygon first reported. It’s not clear how many people were let go, but according to

Under Armour says MyFitnessPal data breach affected 150 million users

Under Armour, the fitness company that owns MyFitnessPal, disclosed today a data breach that affected about 150 million users. MyFitnessPal, a food and nutrition application, earlier this week became

Tesla reportedly wants Model 3 factory workers to prove the ‘haters’ wrong

Tesla has reportedly asked its Model 3 factory workers to prove the “haters” wrong by stepping up car production. In a memo obtained by Bloomberg, Tesla engineering chief Doug Field told s

Tesla will probably miss Model 3 production targets, analyst Gene Munster says

Analyst Gene Munster is predicting Tesla will likely miss its Model 3 production targets, Bloomberg reports. In an interview with Bloomberg, Munster said investors expected to see Tesla produce 2,500
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