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5 Ways You Can Hack Technology for Social Change

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

With winter melting, and spring coming into view, lots of folks are re-emerging and looking to get involved. My team and I generated a list of 5 ways to get involved in tech this spring.

Lessons Learned at Female Founders Conference

Lili Balfour | Posted 04.25.2015 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

Y Combinator's Female Founder Conference couldn't have come at a better time. Silicon Valley has been inundated with negative stories about the role women play in the region. Female Founders Conference gave us the other side of the story.

When Black Girls Code

Lottie Ntim | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Lottie Ntim

Should young black girls be more focused on their own personal trajectories rather than binding together with others who look like them, for the betterment of all?

Our Success Should Go Viral, Not Our Violence

Davey D | Posted 02.03.2014 | Black Voices
Davey D

The conversation about teen violence is one we should not shy away from. It's important. At the same time, one might ask, Why are we not upholding and making the videos of young teens who are doing the right thing go viral?

10 Women in Tech Orgs You Should Know

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Craig Newmark

Since I know something about computers and a little about small business, my focus has been on helping girls and women in technology as much as I'm able. I've compiled a list of some of my top 10 women in tech orgs (in no particular order) for you to check out:

Talent, Discovered: Tapping the Potential of Black Girls Code

Sejal Hathi | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology
Sejal Hathi

Kimberly Bryant, bioengineer-cum-tech-evangelist, is the founder of Black Girls Code, a blossoming movement to empower young women -- specifically, young women of color -- to embrace careers across the digital divide.

Today Is the 40th Anniversary of Title IX: Let's Celebrate as It Propels Women to Leadership

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Today is a day to celebrate Title IX, the landmark legislation passed 40 years ago that gives women equal access to all fields of education.

Where Did The Girls Go? Closing The Gender Gap With Girls In ICT Day

Posted 04.25.2013 | Impact

Shop owners in Haiti overcome a cash shortage by accepting payment by text message. University students in Saudi Arabia break down the isolation of ni...

Black Girls CODE: Making Technology Accessible

Atim Oton | Posted 07.08.2012 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

I am a strong believer that information and access is key to changing the world. That's why I was so happy to stumble upon Black Girls CODE. Black Girls CODE is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching girls ages 7-16 from underrepresented communities about computer programming and digital technology.