If you want to do a little group blogging or editing Wikipedia about your favorite woman in STEM, feel free to bring your laptops! By Valerie Aurora (Co-Founder & Executive Director, Ada Initiative) You are invited to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with the Ada Initiative and Wikimedia Foundation on October 16 from 5pm to 8pm [...]
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Deadline to apply to join Astia’s fall global entrepreneur program is Monday, September 17, 2012. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Wikipedia says “Astia is a genus of jumping spiders” but here in the tech world, we are familiar with Astia as the non-profit that accelerates women starting high-growth high-tech ventures, offering programs [...]
There should be a deep cultural change in the tech field to value women’s contributions and make their contributions more visible to the outer world. By Netha Hussain (Volunteer, Wikimedia) There is nothing else that changed my life like Wikipedia. It is not just that I “edit” Wikipedia, but I also “celebrate” it. Editing Wikipedia [...]
Women are more likely to occupy positions that are precarious and thus have a higher risk of failure – either because they are appointed to lead organizational units that are in crisis or because they are not given the resources and support needed for success. By Anna Billstrom (iOS & Facebook App Developer, Self) Marissa [...]
By Leslie Bradshaw (Co-Founder & President, JESS3) When you think about the need for more women occupying more power seats, what comes to mind? How about things like the boardroom, the C-suite, the Fortune 500 and the Forbes 400? What about places like Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley, Wall Street, Capitol Hill and The White [...]