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The Case for Meditation As a Professional Skill

Women 2.0 | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Women 2.0

What if I told you that there was one practice that, if incorporated into your daily routine, could help you build some of the most desirable leadership skills and traits? Would you believe me?

As for Innovation: My Bet Is on Women in STEM

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

The problem of women being left out of the innovation economy is real and the more we connect the dots, not just among entrepreneurs in these fields, but with academics, corporations, researchers and governments looking for public private partnerships, the more successful we will be.

Lean in: Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Edition

Women 2.0 | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

Today, I am the co-founder of an enterprise software startup but at birth, my parents were still in high school. I lived in a trailer in a town with a current per capita income of $18,112, 6.8 percent of families living below the poverty line, and a crime rate 23 percent higher than the rest of the state.

Raising Your Girl Like a Boy

Women 2.0 | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

It still grates at me that my parents consider their parenting strategy to be "raise your girl like a boy." But looking back, it's less their methods I have issue with than the fact that so many wonderful toys and hobbies and activities are considered 'boy-like' by our society.

Women In Tech: What Has (And Hasn't) Changed In 15 Years

Women 2.0 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

From her first foray into entrepreneurship cofounding Evite out of her Stanford dorm room, to her current post leading the tech team at SurveyMonkey, Selina Tobaccowala has seen plenty of things change in the tech industry -- and some things stay remarkably the same.

Mom Entrepreneurs: The Talented Women Behind the Leading Children's App Developer

Women 2.0 | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

"The idea to create high-quality, intuitive apps for children was conceived when I saw my two-year-old daughter interacting with our new iPhones."

Songkick Co-Founder Busts Your Anxieties

Women 2.0 | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Women 2.0

Founding companies is second only to, perhaps, sky diving when it comes to terror, which is why Michelle You, co-founder of Songkick, offers advice to those starting up that's also remarkably applicable to those jumping out of airplanes -- close your eyes and leap.

Women at Work: Sound Bytes, Statistics of Women Who Lead (Infographic)

Women 2.0 | Posted 06.09.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

There is still a disparity in earnings and leadership titles across genders, but there are more outspoken advocates of professional women than ever before.

The New Girls Network: Building A Bigger Pie For High-Growth Women-Led Companies

Women 2.0 | Posted 04.29.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

There are incredible things happening in the startup world for women entrepreneurs.

Women Entrepreneurs on the Rise

Jack Hidary | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women
Jack Hidary

What else can the tech world do to engage more women to start and lead companies?

The Seat Next to Me Is Open

Women 2.0 | Posted 04.09.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

Women have to overcome the insecurities that appear when there is a perception of somehow falling behind others. We have to realize that there's room for everyone at the table and that we all won't take the same path to get there.

For Women Starting Technology Companies, Brilliance Is Mandatory

Women 2.0 | Posted 03.18.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

There are two sides to the post-feminist world for women creating startup technology companies. Here's the good part: most investors acknowledge the need for a more diverse field of leadership. Here's the bad part: women may have to do a little extra homework.

6 Fast Paths To Success

Women 2.0 | Posted 02.29.2012 | Women
Women 2.0

Qualified women aren't rising to the top because they are advancing the hard way -- without mentors, the right meeting skills, and, often, without the right mindset.

Starting A Business: TheoryMine Founder Talks Entrepreneurship, Math and Doing What You Love

Women 2.0 | Posted 02.11.2012 | Women
Women 2.0

Entrepreneurship is something you get addicted to. Now that I have done it once, I see business ideas everywhere. There is nothing as rewarding as doing your own thing the way you want to.

Geek Girls Unite!

Women 2.0 | Posted 02.08.2012 | Women
Women 2.0

She had me at "hypolithic cyanobacteria detector."

My Father's Illness Inspired me to Found a Tech-Startup

Ellie Cachette | Posted 01.29.2012 | Women
Ellie Cachette

By 2009, no major technology disruption had occurred to recalls. I took a deep breath and in April 2010, I made the full time leap for ConsumerBell. Someone was going to have to do it, and it looked like only I was crazy enough to do it.

Interview With Mobile Matchmaking Startup RndVoo Founder Sophie-Charlotte Moatti

Angie Chang | Posted 01.16.2012 | Technology
Angie Chang

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti is Co-Founder and CEO of Rendez-Vous Labs, creator of RndVoo. The a mobile service encourages people to connect with friends of friends and find activities to do together offline.

Interview with LOLapps Co-Founder and Head of UX Annie Chang

Angie Chang | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology
Angie Chang

Women 2.0 talks to LOLapps co-founder and head of user experience Annie Chang about her startup, one of the fastest growing social companies with over 1MM user generated applications and 4 very large social games.

Should Women Be More Arrogant?

Christina Vuleta | Posted 10.11.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Do we need to add arrogance and narcissism to our mission? Or are they really just alternate words for the positive outlook that helps you overlook obstacles and believe in yourself?

Interview With Hilary DeCesare, Co-Founder and CEO of Everloop

Angie Chang | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business
Angie Chang

"We decided to build a safe, protected online space for kids, benefiting from great technology and superior customer service, where they could connect with friends, collaborate and thrive."

"Action First" -- Interview With Alltuition Founder & CEO Sue Khim

Angie Chang | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology
Angie Chang

Alltuition brings every step of financial aid into one easy interface, like a TurboTax for college.

Why You Should Invest With Other Women

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.04.2011 | Women
Halle Tecco

The startup world has long been a tightly-woven, self-perpetuating male-dominated network, with females making only 5 to 10 percent of venture capital...

Letter From Paris: Celebs Are Out, The Fringe Is In

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Arnold

While Paris Fashion Week was gearing up and its participants were sharpening their stilettos (though hold the presses for the Big New Flash about that...