By Meredith Lepore (Contributor, The Grindstone) “If you want to be respected in tech as a woman, don’t call yourself a girl. See if we start referring to all the women who work in tech as women, then we will have a lot more women when we get rid of the girls. And when I [...]
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By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) How’s this for an opening line: “I work for a large multinational tech company, I regularly hire woman for 65% to 75% of what males make. I am sick of it, here is why it happens, and how you can avoid it.” The hot topic on Reddit [...]
By Nicole Williams (Connection Director, LinkedIn) LinkedIn’s latest study found (in a survey of nearly 1,000 female professionals in the U.S.) that 82% of women agree that having a mentor is important. But what will knock your socks off is that considering the competitive employment landscape, and the universal belief that mentorship is a critical [...]
Foodspotting Founder and CEO Alexa Andrzejewski Virtually Only Woman Onstage at Facebook Developer Conference
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) In the space recently occupied by TechCrunch Disrupt, Facebook developer and press conference f8 featured a keynote by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the new Facebook Timeline. Foodspotting, founded by Alexa Andrzejewski, was prominently featured in Zuckerberg’s keynote onstage at f8. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff tweets no [...]
By Tara Hunt (Co-Founder & CEO, Buyosphere) Jolie O’Dell, who is one of my favorite people in the world tweeted something yesterday that got the women of the tech world (and many men) up in arms. It also ignited quite a lively backchannel conversation amongst the various women in tech groups I’m part of. The [...]