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Women in Technology

Marissa Mayer: 'I Didn't Set Out To Be At The Top'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.16.2013 | Women

Between announcing a pregnancy soon after getting the job and banning Yahoo employees from working from home, Marissa Mayer's first months as CEO of Y...

Cisco's Warrior Shares 7 Secrets of Her Success

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Warrior emphasizes the importance of authenticity in leadership, letting people see "who you truly are." Of course, being approachable... coaching, mentoring, and brainstorming ideas with your team are also key, she says.

Why One Powerful Woman In Tech Needed Sally Ride

Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

You can't be what you can't see -- which is why many successful women are intent on paving the way for others. Jen Consalvo, the COO of Tech Cockt...

Where Are All the Female Developers?

Fueled | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology
Fueled

Though the tech industry is known for progress and innovation, one element of the field remains steeped in an unfortunate tradition -- the serious dearth of female developers and programmers.

Why Civic Tech Needs More Minorities and Women

Dana Oshiro | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Dana Oshiro

No one wants to be the token checkmark on a diversity checklist. As a minority and a woman, I personally want to know that my contributions, experiences, and ideas are as valued as those of my other colleagues. I want to know where my work is most useful.

Sony's Xperia Tablet: Fitting Your Lifestyle

Ivo Lukas | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

I've spent some time immersing myself in the huge pool of knowledge surrounding the latest gadgets and devices, including the Xperia tablet. The Xperia tablet is one of the most tech-savvy tablets out there, and it stands up to competitors on the market.

A Network of Young Innovators: These Are the TechGirls

Ann Stock | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Ann Stock

These young women demonstrate that forming more mentorship networks for women and girls in tech will help close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

2 Innovations That Could Get More Women Into Tech

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

Could two simple innovations bridge the gender gap in tech jobs? VP of Google[x], Megan Smith, thinks so. Women 2.0 -- an organization that aims to...

Christina Moss: Why I'm a Woman in Tech

Christina Moss | Posted 09.17.2013 | Women
Christina Moss

I have loved technology ever since I learned a little lightbulb in a plastic oven could make cake. I love working under pressure to solve a problem that a business relies on you to handle.

Why You Should Know Who This Woman Is

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

On July 11th, Microsoft announced that they will promote previous Windows Chief and 20-year Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green to oversee the entire...

The Woman At Google You Should Know About

Posted 07.12.2013 | Women

Melody Meckfessel is joining the ranks of fabulously inspiring women in tech. Meckfessel is "a part-time wine maker and a single mother," as well ...

8 Women In Tech Generating Buzz This Year

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the tech world. In fact, according to Women Who Tech, only 2 percent of open source developers a...

Women in Technology -- Past, Present and Future

Tamika D. Mallory | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Tamika D. Mallory

Make no mistake -- America's connectivity is one of the most important economic and social issues we face.

Calling all girls! Don't Just Play Games. Start Making Your Own

Chloe Varelidi | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Chloe Varelidi

As a game designer, I am passionate about helping anyone getting started with making games themselves. And I especially believe that we need more girls of all ages to make new kinds of games that bring us together, trigger our imaginations in unique ways and even inspire us to change the world a little bit.

Technology's Persistent Gender Gap and Three Ways to Close It

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Jaleh Bisharat

Is public perception hanging a "do not enter" sign for women in front of the technology industry?Does gender matter or does it not?

Five Mompreneurs Say You Can Do It All

Sramana Mitra | Posted 07.14.2013 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

I frequently facilitate discussions about female entrepreneurs, and the company vs. children question, and I would like to do so again. To reinforce that point, I would like to introduce another set of "mompreneurs" who are charting their own ways in business while still raising a family.

LOOK: Women Work On The Earliest General Purpose Computer In 1946

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women

Think your MacBook Pro is a pain to lug around? Be grateful we've progressed past the first general purpose computer, the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical ...

Let's Hear It For The Girls

Blair Christie | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Blair Christie

Teenage girls use computers and the Internet similar to boys -- they text, they take pictures on their phones -- yet they are five times less likely to consider a technology-related career. Today, on International Girls in ICT Day, I'm wondering how we can reverse that trend.

This Company Increased Its Female Engineers By 500 Percent

Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

More than 75 percent of buyers and sellers on Etsy, the e-commerce website that helps individuals sell handmade and vintage goods directly to consumer...

Wonder Where the Women in Power Are? Look to Silicon Valley

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Penny Herscher

There is a tectonic shift happening and we're living the future right now here in technologyland. Women are gaining and holding power at a rate we have never seen before and finally they are openly talking about it.

Enabling Women to Be Your Company's Future Leaders

Michael Kirven | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Michael Kirven

It's not enough for women to speak up. CEOs are the ones who must pave the way for women everywhere. Let's not waste our energy criticizing Sandberg. Let's figure out what needs to be done now.

The Best Money Decision You Can Make Today: Start Learning to Code

Adda Birnir | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology
Adda Birnir

You heard me right, the best career move any woman (or man) can make is to learn to code. And believe or not, I think that you will enjoy it. Let me tell you why.

5 Of The Most Powerful Female Voices In Tech

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology

Analysts don't get much glory. We lionize startup founders, cheer on nonprofit leaders, but we don't often think about the men and women who make s...

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.

Who Knew Helping Women Get Tech Jobs Could Be So Controversial?

Cassie Slane | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology
Cassie Slane

Experienced professionals doing their part to help the next generation get a leg up? Well, the idea hasn't exactly been greeted with open arms among the blogosphere community.