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Women in It

5 Reasons Why Girls (and Boys) Should Consider a Career in IT

Monique Morrow | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
Monique Morrow

Having worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, and been the only female in the room on many occasions, I can say with some certainty that we haven't yet resolved the challenge of attracting an equal balance of men and women into the industry.

Why Saying "Yes" To Mentors Can Help Women In IT Climb The Ladder

Shae Howard | Posted 05.10.2014 | Impact
Shae Howard

Early in my career, I had loads of excuses for not getting a mentor. Only people who want to be CEOs have mentors, right? Doesn't your mentor have to be some old wizened, eccentric dude who takes you under his wing after a chance meeting, sits on a dozen boards and runs his own wildly successful company from the back of a chauffeured limousine?

Why The Most Disruptive Force in Tech is Women

Joel Capperella | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Joel Capperella

This new paradigm has opened ears to women's voices in the traditionally male-dominated tech field. In this new world order, women are finding opportunities and rewards by offering perspectives that build out more diverse -- and successful -- high tech companies. In fact, 2013 could very well be labeled the Year of the Woman in Technology.

Women Have The Skills To Stand Out In STEM Fields

Padmasree Warrior | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Padmasree Warrior

NMSI reports that men over age 25 held 87 percent of bachelor's degrees in engineering fields. Only 23 percent of workers in STEM-related jobs are women, yet women make up 48 percent of workers in all occupations. The higher you go on the corporate ladder, the lower these numbers become. You don't need to be a math whiz to see that these numbers don't add up.

IT Empowerment: Providing a Continuum of Success for Women and Girls in the Developing World

William Brindley | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact
William Brindley

Ultimately, our goal is to provide a continuum of success for women in IT: entry-level to leadership, personally and professionally, locally and globally. But we need your help.