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 [...]
Posts Tagged "Sandy Jen"
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 Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Last week, Andreessen Horowitz invited women to their Menlo Park office to hear stories from leaders: Padmasree Warrior (CTO, Cisco), Marissa Mayer (VP Location & Local, Google), Freada Kapor Klein (Founder, Level Playing Field Institute), Angela Benton (Founder, NewME), and Sandy Jen (Co-Founder & CTO, Meebo). Panel [...]
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 Jolie O’Dell (Writer, VentureBeat) This week, we had Meebo CTO and co-founder Sandy Jen come into the VentureBeat studio to talk about women and tech. We’ve featured a few strong and opinionated women CEOs and CTOs in our videos lately, because we think it’s important to show the female faces and voices in the [...]