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Adda Birnir | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology
Adda Birnir

When I tell people that one of my personal goals is to bring more women into tech, and that I plan to do so by making tech learning fun and accessible, a lot of people -- usually men -- worry that what I am doing is patronizing.

A Girl in a Tech World

Maura Kelly | Posted 06.23.2012 | Technology
Maura Kelly

Today, girls are excelling at sciences, but when it comes to career choice, they're opting for fields like medicine and bio-tech, rather than computing and technology.

Professional Women Are Working for Change

Angela Perkey | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Martinis, makeovers, and massages are not what come to mind when you think about giving back and community service. Yet a group of executive women have found a creative way to network and raise money for a nonprofit.

Women in the SoLoMo Boardrooms

Hulya Aksu | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business
Hulya Aksu

Women are not only outnumbering men in social media usage, but they are spending more time on the social sites that they visit. Why are we not among the founders and the leaders of the companies that serve us?

Why Women Aren't Dominating Startups -- Yet

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.10.2012 | Women

Over the past few decades, women have overcome tremendous obstacles and have made a lot of progress in the area of gender equality in America. We n...

Women in Technology: Let’s Close the Gap

Peggy Johnson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology
Peggy Johnson

As a woman in what has been perceived to be a "man's profession," I've learned some lessons along the way which may be helpful to young women considering a technical career.

WATCH: Melissa Mowbray-D'Arbela, A Female Hi-Tech Role Model

Karin Kamp | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women
Karin Kamp

Melissa says to succeed in male-dominated industries like the one's she's worked in -- architecture, law, investment banking, private equity and now science -- you have to be strategic.

The Plan

Gina Bianchini | Posted 02.22.2012 | Technology
Gina Bianchini

By organizing a small New Year's Resolutions group (online or in the real world), you'll have dramatically more fun and see more success with your goals heading into 2012.

Why Don't Girls Want Careers in Technology?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 01.30.2012 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

When it comes to careers, boys are five times more likely to go into technology. Why is this? At what point are we losing our girl geeks to other industries?

Get a Grip... on Your Phone

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

What is the relationship between women and their phones? And what can this tell us about how women engage with technology?

It's Time to Get Smart About Internet Security

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.10.2011 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

Anyone in possession of my phone has the potential to access to my contacts, social networking accounts, home and work information and credit card details. It's like having your purse and your laptop stolen simultaneously. (As well as your cell phone. Obviously.)

The Accidental Techie

Emily K. Schwartz | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology
Emily K. Schwartz

As women, it's critical that we open doors for young girls who do not know they exist. These are not just doors to the unknown, but doors to the "STEM" careers: opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

Five Keys to Leadership for Women in Technology

Penny Herscher | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business
Penny Herscher

Do women lead differently than men? Yes, usually. Do women face more barriers than men? Frequently. But do women sometimes hold themselves back ? Yes.

Venture Capital Firm Targets Women-Led Businesses

Angie Chang | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology
Angie Chang

Golden Seeds makes investments in early stage high growth companies led by women. We want women to have more power and influence within companies -- and ownership in them -- with opportunities to make companies great places to work for women.

How I Built A $100 Million Startup Without Dropping Out of School

Catherine Cook | Posted 01.05.2012 | Technology
Catherine Cook

At school, I didn't want to talk about myYearbook because I wanted my classmates to like me and, as has been discussed by women far more successful than I, no one likes a successful, ambitious girl.

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LearnVest CEO On What Women Do That Holds Them Back | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology

In first grade, Alexa von Tobel decided to be president of the United States. A few years after that, she settled on her ultimate -- and perhaps most ...

Readers Pick: 27 Women In Tech You Need To Follow On Twitter

Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

After presenting our list of 27 Women In Tech You Need To Follow On Twitter, we asked readers to submit their own nominations to @HuffPostTech on Twit...

What Is It Like to Be a Woman Working in the Tech Industry?

Rebekah Cox | Posted 09.15.2011 | Technology
Rebekah Cox

Girls are typically raised with kid gloves and rarely receive the hard, direct and tough feedback of their male counterparts.

Crashing The Silicon Ceiling: Introducing HuffPost's "Women In Tech" Series

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

The tech sector has traditionally been a boy's club. But a growing number of women are disregarding the "No Girls Allowed" sign and are not only infiltrating the tech world -- but, increasingly, influencing and leading it.

The New Power Girls: A Crafty Secret Between Today's Women In Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

The day starts early on a weekday morning last week. I'm up a little earlier than usual to work around a speaking engagement I have at 10am that day. ...

Mae Jemison: Insights from a Barrier-Breaking Astronaut

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

Dr. Mae C. Jemison is a dynamo with a great sense of humor and a long list of creds, including first African-American female astronaut to travel in ...

Too Few Women Starting Tech Companies? Blame Yourself

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Rovello

Here's a secret I'd like to share with all of the women and men out there -- being an entrepreneur and a mother is possible. And while it may be hard, it's a lot easier than working for someone else.

Despite Appearances, Girls Are Geeky Too

Kelly Feller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kelly Feller

Despite spending less than men on electronics, women account for nearly 40 percent of the market. Yet electronics geared toward women are still all-too-often "pink and sparkly."

"Daring to Discuss Women in Science:" A Response to John Tierney

Caroline Simard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Simard

John Tierney suggests that boys are innately more gifted at math and science.

On Becoming Fearless and Making an Impact Through Technical Innovation

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sarah Granger

Innovation, leadership, social impact. These three areas were the foci of the annual Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards May 12th in Santa Cla...