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Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

An Open Letter to the Media: Women We Need to Know Are Right Next to Us

Elizabeth Ames | Posted 08.10.2015 | Technology
Elizabeth Ames

When it comes to the workplace, particularly in today's tech industry, our assumptions about who is or isn't a good programmer or leadership material hold us back from making accurate and effective decisions based on people's actual qualifications, skills and knowledge.

The Leaky Pipeline: Why We Must Eliminate Bias When Advancing Tech Talent

Elizabeth Ames | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology
Elizabeth Ames

While many industry executives continue to point at the education pipeline and lack of girls and young women studying computer science as the problem, research shows a leak in the pipeline of women already in the field.

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.

9 Negotiation Tips That Do NOT Rely On Karma!

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 12.25.2014 | Women

"Yes, we know we should ask," you can almost hear women everywhere affirming. "But we're uncomfortable doing it. That's why we were seeking additional advice in the first place."

My Journey To Becoming Instagram's First Female Engineer

Brina Lee | Posted 12.02.2013 | Impact
Brina Lee

Even though I wasn't part of the 13% of women who study computer science as undergrads, I found my way into engineering because I wanted to build things that have massive impact. It's never too late to start a career when you're pursuing a passion. It's never too late to become a software engineer.

Women Computer Scientists -- Yes, They Exist!

Penny Herscher | Posted 12.04.2012 | Technology
Penny Herscher

We all know the about the stereotypical hot start-up out of Silicon Valley led by some twenty-something white guy but we don't hear much about women entrepreneurs, computer scientists, researchers and business leaders in tech. How come?