Itching to fix problems and create efficiencies? Civic hacking – we can do it! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Help solve big problems with new technology and drive big changes in the city you live in, maybe even the government! Here are some ways to get involved! Apply to join the National [...]
Posts Tagged "Jennifer Pahlka"
Between my current full-time government position, volunteer work, and trying to live life, I decided to learn how to code. By Nabihah Azim (Intake Specialist, City of Oakland Department of Housing and Community Development) Government girl goes geek.. well kind of. But that’s the name of my new blog. This is the beginning of my [...]
15% and 35% are two numbers that have been proposed as thresholds: for a minority to feel like more than a token, you need 15% representation, and to feel equal, you need 35%. Code for America is 46% women. By Michelle Lee (2012 Fellow, Code for America) I’ve spend the past six plus months working [...]
From non-profits to producing tech conferences, Jennifer Pahlka talks about creating Code For America. By Jennifer Pahlka (Founder & Executive Director, Code For America) Before I started Code for America, I spent my career around startups. First it was game developers, small teams trying to make hits in a tough business. Then, when I started [...]
We will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on July 13 – find one near you! By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) Good news! We are launching a new city for Founder Friday this month – Mexico City on July 6 featuring CEO Shaherose Charania! Founder Friday is a Women [...]
Women 2.0 goes to SXSW Interactive 2012. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) We will be meeting thousands of new technology enthusiasts at South By Southwest Interactive (March 9-14, 2012 in Austin, TX). #1 – Founder Friday Austin Friday, March 9, 2012 (5pm-8pm CST) at the Hilton – RSVP (Free) #2 – Women [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) In a blog post today, Google announces $40M worth of grants given to non-profits and academic institutions during the holiday season. Congratulations to entrepreneurs Jennifer Pahlka (Founder & Executive Director, Code for America) and Leila Chirayath Janah (Founder & CEO, Samasource) for being among the recipients of [...]