For most of my youngest years, my mom cleaned wealthy people's homes and offices so they didn't have to -- so they could focus on their own families and their own careers. Intelligent and talented women of color, like my mother, make up nearly one third of the nation's workforce, but when compared to white women, they are twice as likely to be employed in lower-wage sectors.
After 10 years as a business owner, I encountered a specific kind of sexism this week that I've actually never come across before.
By Rara Williams, WiSci STEAM Camp participant I was recently part of the ANNpower Global Delegation to the 2015 Trust Women Conference in London, a ...
The fourth industrial revolution is using digital technology to revolutionize almost every part of our life at an unprecedented pace. But one of the biggest implications is just how harmful this revolution may be to the progress of women because they are underrepresented in tech.
Now as a woman with a 15 year career in STEM and a daughter headed towards Middle School, I encourage her and her Nerd Herd at STEM meetings and competitions.
By Rita Abban, WiSci STEAM Camp parent So I got caught up in all the feverish preparations for my daughter to attend WiSci STEAM Camp. The first of i...
You do NOT lack competence! You may just be a little off balance in the confidence department.
You don't have to be a financial analyst to discuss tech business topics. Next time you're hanging around the water cooler with your colleagues talk about your guesstimate for the next market correction. Who knows? Your CEO might just walk by and be impressed!
When you start a business, the last thing you'd ever want to think about is the day when you might close its doors. Instead, you envision what some may consider more graceful or glorious exits, like having your business acquired.
Selina Tobaccowala is President and Chief Technology Officer at SurveyMonkey. Previously she cofounded Evite, and she was Senior Vice President of Product and Technology at Ticketmaster's Europe division.
We are enslaved to systems that don't have our best interests at heart, in order to fulfill a basic human need: communication. We need to seriously consider creating alternatives to the internet, which would allow our communities to have ownership over how we talk and share information.
2015 was the year Siren went from an idea to something that made a real impact in people's lives.
Earlier this month community members packed the auditorium at Symantec headquarters to watch a special screening of the documentary “CODEGIRL.” Th...
One of my favorite posters at Facebook says, "Nothing At Facebook Is Someone Else's Problem." The inequities that persist are everyone's problem -- gender inequality harms men and women, racism hurts whites and minorities, and equal opportunity benefits us all.
From the Apple Watch to Tesla's self-driving cars, 2015 was an exciting year in tech. The year started off with a bang - Microsoft announced that t...
It is both nerve wracking and exciting when your promoted. If your predecessor was deeply respected and well-liked, the question becomes: how do I fill those gigantic shoes? How do I live up to the strong legacy of this newfound role?