Effective communication helps build trust and creates an environment where creative ideas and problem-solving are welcomed and encouraged. When there is no open communication, miscommunication or misunderstanding is often the result, causing conflict and frustration among team members.
Maintaining support and the ability to keep women and girls in STEM fields is equally as important as getting a "foot in the door." How do we do this? I'll reiterate again, that mentorship is an amazing gateway to support and success.
Just like a surgeon having an assistant, best practices here would dictate having another set of eyes and ears but more importantly a technical assistant. There are plenty of college graduates not working who are tech savvy, so hire one of them.
Qatar has embarked on an ambitious plan to ensure that public and private schools in the Arab Gulf emirate are fully media and information literate by 2014. It is also aiming further afield to reach institutions in the Middle East and Africa.
I'm a full-time working mom and one of growing number of female primary breadwinners in the United States. But, luckily, I'm a working mom in the age of Facetime, Skype and other apps that can help me stay in touch with my kids.
Our dog Benjamin will be 13 this fall. There won't be a bar mitzvah or a confirmation, but we'll note the occasion with some extra treats, and maybe one of those singing birthday cards that he loves to destroy.
Reporters Without Borders has been investigating countries that operate some of the most restrictive and oppressive areas of cyberspace. Syria and Iran join China, Bahrain and Vietnam on top of the list of five spy state. But how do they manage it?