How can “boys’ club” industries, like tech, begin to create more space for the influx of women? By Emily Heist Moss (Blogger, Rosie Says) In 2004, pregnant and waddling across the expanses of Google’s parking lot, Sheryl Sandberg realized something obvious: There should be parking spaces reserved for expectant mothers. She made the case to [...]
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March is the month we celebrate the enormous contributions of women throughout history, but this year it was also a month with more than its fair share of sexism in the news. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Women’s History Month commemorating our impressive contributions to history is winding to a close. Too bad the [...]
A female developer evangelist calls out a couple of misbehaving males for making sexist jokes at a conference, getting one of them fired. All hell breaks loose online. What lesson, if any, can we learn from this unsavory incident? By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) You’re minding your own business pursuing professional enlightenment at a [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 Startup Weekend (November 18-20, 2011 in San Francisco, CA) will host 150 hackers, designers, business and marketing people to build early-stage startups in 54 hours. Women 2.0 Startup Weekend 2011 MENTORS and their ventures: Sasha Laundy (Founder, Women Who Code) Sasha loves helping others learn [...]
By Adria Richards (Technology Consultant, But You’re A Girl) Why are women, especially Brown women, not planning, developing and showcasing tech startup ideas? The reason more Brown women aren’t launching tech startups is because they’re not seeing role models, peers and friends do it. They’re not talking about it, not going to conferences and not [...]