High school girls have prototyped game-changing mobile apps for the Technovation Challenge. The best teams will be flying in from all over the world – New York, Texas, Nigeria, Brazil and England – to compete on May 2 at the World Pitch 2013 event in San Francisco. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) [...]
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Kapor Capital Will Provide 10 Scholarships For Women Of Color To Attend The February 14 Women 2.0 Conference
Apply for a scholarship to attend the Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 – thanks to Kapor Capital for providing the free tickets for women of color! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) To generate economic value and positive social impact, Oakland-based investment fund Kapor Capital invests in human capital. Today, Kapor [...]
By Dara Olmsted (Grant Writer & Ethnographer, Iridescent) Did you miss the Technovation Challenge’s Women in Leadership panel at Andreessen Horowitz last month? The science education non-profit that runs the Technovation Challenge, Iridescent, teaches high school girls how to design a mobile phone app prototype, write a business plan, and pitch their plan to a [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) High school girls across the country gain hands-on programming experience — by building Android apps and writing business plans — at Technovation Challenges held nationwide. The 10 week program culminates in a pitch night where VCs ask tough questions — and the girls take it well! With [...]
By Freada Kapor Klein (Partner, Kapor Capital & Founder, Level Playing Field Institute) & Allison Scott (Director of Research, Level Playing Field Institute) Women are vastly underrepresented in technical roles -– we only account for 20% of all computer software engineer and computer programmer positions nationwide. And as the Level Playing Field Institute just revealed [...]
By Freada Kapor Klein (Venture Partner, Kapor Capital) A few days ago, TechCrunch ran a piece by Bindu Reddy bemoaning the fact that when raising money as a CEO of a start-up, someone wanted to invest in her in part because she’s a woman. Bindu stated: “However, they don’t realize that by calling out someone’s [...]