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Ferguson Protests Flare As Baltimore Reignites The Cause

HuffingtonPost.com | Mariah Stewart | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Hundreds of protesters gathered on the main street and in front of the city police department for a second consecutive night Wednesda...

First Ever White House Tech Meetup Connects Community Leaders to Drive Innovation

Brett Greene | Posted 04.22.2015 | Denver
Brett Greene

Speaking at the first ever Tech Meetup at the White House and speaking from the same podium President Obama stands behind wasn't on my bucket list, but now I can add it and check it off.

Yes We Can. Let's!

Richard Robbins | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
Richard Robbins

On Friday, April 17, 2015, the recently appointed United States Chief Technology Officer, Megan Smith, organized a gathering of tech-focused community organizers at the White House (or, more accurately, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building).

Digital Citizenship First: White House Endorses 'HTTPS-everything'

Andrea Stroppa | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology
Andrea Stroppa

This is a positive move that deserve to be supported at any level: better privacy protection and strong security are mandatory steps toward a digital society shaped around people's needs and easily-accessible public services.

The Female Touch Charges Tech at CES 2015

Shelley Zalis | Posted 03.29.2015 | Women
Shelley Zalis

I agree that to truly activate change, we must inspire the next generation and we must inspire each other.

Give Them an 'E' For Effort

George Heymont | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Despite what some people think, storytelling is very much an acquired skill. Not everyone does a good job of it. Some folks are incapable of even launching a narrative.

A Program That Treats Moms Like the Precious Resource They Are

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 10.05.2014 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

Gabrielle had lost her job in human resources and did not know how she was going to feed her two children. "I really needed some support," she says. She wasn't just talking about material support. Job loss comes with a whole host of emotional challenges.

2 Innovations That Could Get More Women Into Tech

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

Could two simple innovations bridge the gender gap in tech jobs? VP of Google[x], Megan Smith, thinks so. Women 2.0 -- an organization that aims to...

The Women Of Google Have Some Advice For You

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2013 | Women

If it's true that you can't be what you can't see, then Google took a key step toward showing women that they can succeed in tech at the company's I/O...