In 8 specialized high schools in New York City, boys outnumber the girls significantly, dealing a blow to the ongoing campaign to getting more girls in STEM.
Lately, I fantasize about taking a holiday. Not a destination holiday – those are hardly relaxing now that my Android phone and iPad accompany me everywhere — but a digital one. I crave a break where I can go for a substantial amount of time, say an hour or two, without checking one of my many digital devices. It’s more complicated than it sounds since I’ve been sleeping with my iPad for over a year. Before that, my BlackBerry never left my side.
Wavemakers is a weekly feature that profiles female innovators — women who are constantly blazing new trails, inspiring others and revolutionizing the status quo. This week we meet Sharon Wienbar, a San Francisco-based VC in the Internet and mobile space. She is a former tech marketer and former consultant. Sharon is married with two daughters and is a rower.
In her third podcast of the Broad Experience, a show on women, workplace and success, Ashley Milne-Tyte, a regular contributor to Femme-O-Nomics, explores the lack of women in technology and how it impacts competitiveness and the quality of products.
Maggie Berry decided to use her strong networking abilities and her interest in connecting and helping individuals succeed to launch her own website called Women in Technology. Through the website, Berry — who is managing director of Women in Technology — aims to increase the numbers of women who are working and succeeding in the UK’s technology industry. Since its launch, the site has become a well-known job board and networking platform for companies to attract more female IT employees.
The third instalment of the Top 50 Women to Watch in Tech. Did you make the list? Thanks again to our fabulous judges, Whitney Johnson (@JohnsonWhitney), John Paul Aguiar (@JohnAguiar) and Mathew Ingram (@Mathewi) who unselfishly offered their time because they believed in the importance of highlighting these women.
The second instalment of the Top 50 Women to Watch in Tech. The list is purely alphabetical. Here is a link to our first 10.
Once again, this feat could not have been accomplished without our fabulous judges, Whitney Johnson (@JohnsonWhitney), John Paul Aguiar (@JohnAguiar) and Mathew Ingram (@Mathewi) who unselfishly offered their time because they believed in the importance of highlighting these women. Please thank them by following them on Twitter, if you don’t already.
FOX Business Network’s Liz Claman has set off to Silicon Valley for the fourth annual “Three Days in the Valley” summit, an exclusive three-day behind-the-scenes look inside the high-tech business capitol of the world. Claman took time to weigh in on why the “Three Days” are so important—especially to women.