Dow Jones study released today measures success of companies with more women in executive positions. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) A study released today, “Women At The Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-Up Success?”, examined over 20,000 VC-backed companies and 167,556 executives, of which 11,193 were female. Results show that venture-backed startups [...]
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Few women have joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enables their careers to explode like Marissa Mayer’s. Here are recommendations on accelerating the pace of women in high-tech. By Jack Hidary & Cindy Padnos (Contributors, Fortune) The announcement Monday that Yahoo! selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a [...]
Is a lonely road to blame for the dearth of women in tech? By Meghan Casserly (Writer, Forbes) According to a new survey the number of women in senior technology positions at U.S. companies is down for the second year in a row. The survey, published by U.S. division of the British tech recruitment group [...]
By Rip Empson (Writer, TechCrunch) By this point, women in technology, especially those in powerful positions, are probably tired of hearing about: women in technology. But, tonight, during a conversation with Charlie Rose, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was asked exactly that: If the tech industry is today a place where women can find the level [...]
By Cheryl Isaac (Contributor, Forbes) Some have addressed the “lack of women in tech startups,” or mentioned that women should stop blaming men for the lack of women startups. Recently, I read a post from three-time-start-upper Penelope Trunk, founder of Brazeen Careerist, about why she stepped down from her startup. Interestingly enough, Penelope also thinks that women don’t [...]
By Samantha Kemp-Jackson (Founder & Principal, Triple M Communications) The announcement that two of the largest technology companies are now headed by women gives us pause. Ginni Rometty’s just-announced role as the next CEO of IBM, in addition to Meg Whitman, who became CEO of Hewlitt-Packard (HP) last month forever changes the landscape of America’s [...]