This is the first time women have represented a majority of new hires in the past decade, but it is also due to the fact that hires of men went down.
Guest Post If tech diversity enthusiasts want to continue to expand the gender divide, then we have to begin to look towards the trans community as necessary investments in the broadest sense of the term.
The scholarship will allow ten recipients from diversity-focused technology groups to attend FutureStack13, New Relic’s conference coming up in one month and taking place in San Francisco.
Sexism in the world of technology isn’t good for any of us, ever. This is a problem for all of us. No exceptions.
“The rent’s going up, there’s not enough space,” said Lee, showing the city’s government is planning for and trying to correct the disparity the tech industry has helped to create.
But we’re indulging in a little wishful thinking (it is Friday, after all) by imagining a Microsoft with an unconventional woman at the helm.
I hope that by the time I retire, I won’t have to write this kind of crap anymore.
Women, wymyn, wimmin — however you want to spell it, the tech world has scores of female leaders we can look up to, not just the most headline-making two or three.
MoolaHoop helps women entrepreneurs overcome obstacles to raising venture capital by providing an alternative channels for financing.
Hacker bootcamp school Hackbright will take 10 weeks to train the moms accepted into the program. During this time, old skills will get a refresh and new skills will be taught.
Editor’s Pick The drama! A scene devolves quickly into mutual understanding and cooperation when a woman dares to speak her mind.
The developer company is giving women in the tech community — especially devs and product designers — a chance to speak out about what drives them.
Three women charge CMEA Capital with 35 counts of sexual harassment. It gets ugly.
Code.org is an advocacy campaign focused at getting more kids interested in computer science. It’s also working to get more states, schools, and teachers on board with the program.
Uggos are smart and hotties are dumb, right? No? Oh, then GoDaddy has some explaining to do.
Editor’s Pick “When I first saw a thinspiration blog, all I wanted to do was get it shut down. Then I saw how much my friends were getting from it. This wasn’t my battle; it was theirs.”
Editor’s Pick In San Francisco, two guys are putting women through a 10-week bootcamp in software development. The goal: to change the gender ratio of the tech industry.
Editor’s Pick How a sexist CES marketing email went terribly, horribly wrong.
Guest Post So, based on my years of experience in the ad tech world, I’ve compiled our top tips for women who want to break through the allegorical glass ceiling and succeed as an executive without sacrificing family or sanity. Good luck!
Editor’s Pick When parents get on the Internet, suddenly your Timeline is overflowing with bad country songs and embarrassing nicknames. These stats from Facebook break it down.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aA21dvPEBM&w=560&h=315] The above is a sweet video our LGBT pals at Facebook cooked up for National Coming Out Day.
Guest Post Women founders were few at DEMO Fall in Santa Clara. Here’s what they had to say about living, working, and competing in a “man’s world.”
Guest Post Women are under-represented in the tech industry largely due to women’s skewed perception of technology and venture capital. Being feminine and in tech should not be mutually exclusive!
Guest Post Until just a few years ago, CIOs have largely been defined by how well they could deliver products or solutions to their core customer, the business user.
Guest Post Although women have made much progress in reaching the leadership levels of business, such progress is disappointing and stalled.
[vimeo 33840204 w=640 h=360] Every now and then, we hear from a female startup founder who says she’s having a hard time raising money. She can’t quite figure out if it’s her idea or her slide deck or — and no one wants to think this — if it’s simply the fact that she’s a woman pitching an idea to a roomful of male investors.
[vimeo 34056969 w=640 h=360] Every now and then, we hear from a female startup-founder who says she’s having a hard time raising money. She can’t quite figure out if it’s her idea or her slide deck or — and no one wants to think this — if it’s simply the fact that she’s a woman pitching an idea to a roomful of male investors.
Guest Post Startups are not too hard for women. Women just have to work way harder to create a startup.
[vimeo 33066385 w=640 h=360] Women in science have a rough go of it, especially as they enter the post-doctoral phase that coincide with many ladies’ late 20s.
Guest Post Women and minorities are fighting for a place in fast-growth science and engineering-driven industries, and the struggle is stoking a heated dialogue, especially at its epicenters in Silicon Valley and the emerging New York City tech hub.
[vimeo 31591127 w=640 h=360] The shopworn adage “It takes all kinds of people to make a world” is never more controversial than when applied to technology startups.