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This app will help you speak up—or shut up—during meetings

By Emma Hinchliffe

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When men and women collaborate to solve a problem—say, in a meeting—women speak at least 25 percent less than men do.

That’s why a team at BBC’s 100 Women Challenge developed an app called All.ai to help women boost themselves at work—and to help everyone else quiet down and listen. The iOS and Android app isn’t available to download quite yet, but should be coming to the App Store soon.

“Meetings are an important place to have your ideas be heard,” said Rumman Chowdhury, an artificial intelligence specialist at Accenture who helped develop the app. “Women in meetings are often overlooked or ignored or interrupted. In some situations men will get the credit. We wanted to disrupt how meetings are handled.” …

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