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Women Are Thriving In Tech -- Why Are They Still Invisible?

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 11.09.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

With nearly 16 million programmers in the world, at 10 to 15 percent women, there are more than two million female programmers -- but we never see them. echnical women remain largely invisible and behind the scenes despite important and often elite contributions.

Inside Silicon Valley's Boys Club

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 10.26.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

A few years ago, if you had asked me about Silicon Valley's gender imbalance, I would have wondered what planet you were from. I believed it was a perfect meritocracy that was open and diverse.

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.

PHOTOS: Meet The Most Powerful Women In The Bay Area

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.23.2013 | San Francisco

Who says Silicon Valley is a boys club? Well, a lot of people--many of whom are making some very good points. But that doesn't mean that the Sa...

Trapped In The Tech Gap

Reshma Saujani | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Reshma Saujani

The young women of Girls Who Code will be our next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. They will create the next Facebook, and spearhead the next social movement. They will lift up their communities and they will use technology to do it.

Googler Explains Why Women In Tech Suffer 'Death By 1000 Cuts'

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.26.2013 | Technology

Adria Richards' tweet denouncing as sexist remarks made by a man at a tech conference has brought out a fierce and angry backlash. Two people have bee...

Starting Up A Life

Women 2.0 | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

Here's why I believe that startups are the ideal family-friendly settings, even if you don't consider yourself to be the type of person to center your life on family (or at least not yet).

Top Five Women Tech Organizations: Building Networks and Bridging the Gap

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In this era, supporting women in technology is crucial. The statistics are stacked against girls and women who aspire for STEM careers and yet, role models do still exist. The obstacles are high and the stereotypes are strong -- let's start appreciating those women who break the mold.

Number Of Women In Senior Tech Posts Declines For Second Year In A Row

Reuters | Nick Zieminski | Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology

By Nick Zieminski NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of women in senior technology positions at U.S. companies is down for the second year...

The Best Mother's Day Present of All: Technology

Marie Wilson | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology
Marie Wilson

I say, God bless the Internet. Truth be told, technology is one of the greatest gifts for today's mother.

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?

And Here Come The Men ...

Emma Gray | Posted 05.01.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Though they may be a small demographic, it seems that (some) men have officially arrived on the Pinterest scene.

The Curated Web

Brit Morin | Posted 01.16.2012 | Small Business
Brit Morin

For all of the incredible doors the web has opened for the world, it's also overwhelmed us with an amount of content that we'll never be able to absorb. The curated web is an important next step to provide people with the ideas and information they are looking for.

IT Empowerment: Providing a Continuum of Success for Women and Girls in the Developing World

William Brindley | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact
William Brindley

Ultimately, our goal is to provide a continuum of success for women in IT: entry-level to leadership, personally and professionally, locally and globally. But we need your help.

That (Tech-Savvy) Girl, 45 Years Later!

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology
Pat Mitchell

Women all over the world are early adopters and effective users, but you wouldn't guess it from ad campaigns, tech conferences, or by reviewing the headshots of Silicon Valley executive lineups.

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.

Why BlogHer'11 Got Me Angry

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 10.12.2011 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

At BlogHer, I was suddenly in a universe in which concerns at the center of so many women's lives were put front and center. It became clear to me how marginalized and trivialized these topics are in our mainstream media and in our culture.

Where Are the Women in Technology?

Alicia Morga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alicia Morga

A spate of recent research is shedding more light on the fact that a woman's environment affects whether or not she chooses to pursue studies in math, science or engineering. Nurture, it appears, matters.

TechCrunch Disrupt: Women. You Shut Up. No, You Shut Up!

Chrissie Brodigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chrissie Brodigan

Women are among many minorities at tech and engineering conferences, but it's not part of a conspiracy or a secret controlling caucus.

Saying High-Tech Is a Meritocracy Doesn't Make it So

Caroline Simard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Simard

Research shows that women face persistent barriers to retention and advancement in the high tech industry. Is it "all men's fault?" No.

Women Now 'Better With Gadgets Than Men'

Telegraph | Murray Wardrop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Technological household chores like tuning a new television were once considered men's work but new research suggests women have become more gadget sa...