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Cantwell, DelBene lecture tech giants on gender equality

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress is hardly a bastion of diversity. The Senate is 93 percent white. The Republicans in the House don’t have a single African-American or Asian-American member. And men in both chambers outnumber women 4 to 1.

So what were Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., doing at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., last week?

Telling Microsoft and other tech titans to build up their ranks of women.

Cantwell and DelBene were the…

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