What are the ways in which an organization develops its top talent, and is the selection criteria biased in a way that self selects people who look like those already in key positions? By Telle Whitney (President & CEO, Anita Borg Institute) John Chambers recently wrote a memo to his leadership team articulating his realization [...]
Posts Tagged "Padmasree Warrior"
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 Vivek Wadhwa (Columnist, The Washington Post) “Vivek, do you notice something strange”, asked my wife, Tavinder, during a startup awards event hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco two years ago. The only thing that surprised me, I told her, was that technology celebrities were dressed in ragged jeans and t-shirts. “No, Vivek, tell me,” [...]
By Tara Chklovski (Founder & CEO, Iridescent) The Technovation Challenge is a technology and entrepreneurship program for high school girls, founded by Dr. Anuranjita Tewary (Sr. Data Scientist, Linkedin) and implemented by Iridescent, a national, science-education nonprofit. Over the course of ten weeks, girls work with professional women in technology to develop mobile phone apps. [...]
By Bianca Bosker (Technology Editor, The Huffington Post) Cisco Systems’ chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior is one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley. She is responsible for around two-thirds of Cisco’s revenues, which totaled $43 billion in the most recent fiscal year and, with her colleague Pankaj Patel, oversees more than 22,000 engineers. [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Yesterday on the Huffington Post, this time the readers picked “27 Women in Tech You Need to Follow on Twitter.” These names are a response to the previous list of best women in tech to follow on Twitter that was posted by the Huffington Post a few [...]