I seek to widen the pool of female heroes in tech. They might not have a huge PR machine behind them, but these women have truly made their mark on the professional landscape in Silicon Valley. By Marilyn Nagel (CEO, Watermark) If you Google “women in tech,” it’s likely that the same 5-10 women will [...]
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We need to re-direct the conversation to Marissa being in the minority as a women CEO in a Fortune 500 company – and how we can change that abysmal ratio. By Marilyn Nagel (CEO, Watermark) When the news broke of Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO of Yahoo, the excitement in the air was palpable. Women [...]
“Wake up, Jack! I dare you to attend one of our events and call our members ‘victims’.” By Marilyn Nagel (CEO, Watermark) A few weeks ago, a major controversy bloomed over Jack Welch’s comments at The Wall Street Journal’s Women in the Economy Conference. His remarks included the following statements: To get ahead, focus laserlike [...]
Instead of struggling in a silo, it’s critical to create a networked, multifaceted strategy to solving problems by sharing resources and learning about proven tactics. By Marilyn Nagel (CEO, Watermark) The great news is that the number of women entrepreneurs continues to rise regionally, nationally, and internationally. The bad news? Not everyone successfully navigates the [...]
By Blake Landau (Blogger, What’s Your Story) It’s official, the tech industry is a major laggard in gender diversity at the highest levels of the corporate ladder, at least according to an extensive study produced by the UC Davis Graduate School of Management pioneered by Research Specialist Amanda Kimball. I attended a panel of senior [...]