That’s the mantra I’ve adopted – being dropkicked, half-nelsoned, or even having a big corn in the cob stuck in your eye (Mexican wrestling is pretty dramatic), I’ll keep on swinging. By Tania Rojas (Co-Founder, JetFreely) Recently, an interesting thing happened to me during a demo at a large tech meet up. A gentleman waited [...]
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Support Anna Vital’s book of infographics on entrepreneurship on Kickstarter here. By Vlad Shyshov (Co-Founder, Vash) Most people struggle with reading text – truth is, no one has time to read anymore. There is a person who had this problem and found a solution – let me tell you a really short story about her. [...]
We are hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on January 11. Find one near you to meet women entrepreneurs, aspiring and current! By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) We are in 10 cities for Founder Friday on January 11. This is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of [...]
Sponsor an event for women in tech like Founder Friday or Girl Geek Dinners. Femgineers eat too! By Poornima Vijayashanker (Founder & CEO, BizeeBee) My boyfriend, who’s an engineer, and his CEO are part of a prominent Silicon Valley startup that are currently as they say “killing it!” They’ve managed to become pretty successful in [...]
Applications for CODE2040 fellowships are due October 31, 2012. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) People of color will become the majority in the United States by the year 2040. Some have noted that the minority achievement gap will not be closed that same year, and started a technology program to actually do [...]
We will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on November 16 – find one near you! By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) We are in 15 cities for Founder Friday. This is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among aspiring entrepreneurs, current entrepreneurs, investors [...]
Here I am, over two and a half years later, and to date, Revel has built not one, but two pieces of proprietary hardware! By Lisa Falzone (Founder & CEO, Revel Systems) When I finally took the leap into Silicon Valley entrepreneur-dom, hardware was certainly the last thing on my mind. I had started a [...]
Founder Friday is looking for new team members and volunteers! By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) We are launching Founder Friday in Detroit and Sao Paulo soon, thanks to our recent partnership with Google.
The goal of the TechWomen program is to empower high-potential technical women. By Laura Yecies (CEO, SugarSync) When I learned about the TechWomen Program of the US Department of State, I knew immediately I wanted to be involved. Readers of this blog know of my early career goal to be a diplomat. I have long [...]
After 10-Week Python Training Program, Women Engineers Receive Job Offers From Silicon Valley Startups
Hackbright Academy in San Francisco trains women to be developers. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Andree Brazeau moved to San Francisco from Canada and began teaching herself to code. A year later, she still wasn’t able to find a job as a developer, so she applied for Hackbright Academy. The Python training [...]