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Women take future of coding in own hands

Women take future of coding in own hands | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
TECH EDUCATION Girl Develop It creates learning environment for women to get more of them into a programming industry dominated by men Howard's class is on JavaScript, one of the most common computer languages used by startup tech companies, and...
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News from world of girls/women in tech July-Nov 2012. For latest content, visit www.scoop.it/u/ITU
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Women take future of coding in own hands

Women take future of coding in own hands | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
TECH EDUCATION Girl Develop It creates learning environment for women to get more of them into a programming industry dominated by men Howard's class is on JavaScript, one of the most common computer languages used by startup tech companies, and...
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Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture' : NPR

Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture'  : NPR | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Say the words "high-tech startup" and chances are you picture a world that's mostly white, male and set in Silicon Valley. Now, a group in Nairobi, Kenya, is working to get more female entrepreneurs into the male-dominated world of tech.
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Kenyan girls developing apps for local needs - great story.

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London's technology industry has highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe

London's technology industry has highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
London’s technology sector has the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe, according to a global study of 50,000 start-ups.

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Google puts the focus on women tech stars with new web series

Google puts the focus on women tech stars with new web series | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Next week, Google is presenting a web video series featuring brilliant, successful women in tech — specifically, women who develop and design technology and applications, and who advocate fo...
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Attitudes and Opportunities -- Evolving for Women in Tech? - Forbes

Attitudes and Opportunities -- Evolving for Women in Tech? - Forbes | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago at a "Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT)" breakfast in Dublin, Marie Treacy, a partner at Ernst & Young, spoke about how attitudes are changing for women in technology in Ireland, and that "Attitudes towards women in technology ...
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Rise of the girl gamers | Games Industry Blog

Rise of the girl gamers | Games Industry Blog | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
the average online gamer happens to be a 43-year-old woman...
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Getting school children excited about computing - #gototech day

Getting school children excited about computing - #gototech day | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Check out the fabulous video made by Mark Cotton of our #gototech day run in partnership with Intellect UK .
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Creating more gender balance in IT

Creating more gender balance in IT | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
There may a lack of women in the industry, but that doesn’t mean that organisations are out of luck in their chances in finding women for IT roles.
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Why STEM Fields Still Don't Draw More Women - Diversity in Academe - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why STEM Fields Still Don't Draw More Women - Diversity in Academe - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Thoughts from five experts....
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Rebooting Recruiting to Get More Women in Computer Science - Diversity in Academe - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Rebooting Recruiting to Get More Women in Computer Science - Diversity in Academe - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
For spurring interest in the major, nothing beats a pitch from someone close to students' own age.
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A Silicon Valley Insider Actually Has A Plan To Get More Women In Tech

A Silicon Valley Insider Actually Has A Plan To Get More Women In Tech | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
It's a "travesty," Adeo Ressi says....
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A Million Girls: Coming to a Computer Science Class Near You | The Daily Muse

A Million Girls: Coming to a Computer Science Class Near You | The Daily Muse | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Girls Who Code wants to train 1 million girls to program by 2020--and it's well on its way. Our tech columnist spends a day with this amazing organization.
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Maggie Philbin interview: Tomorrow's world for the next generation

Maggie Philbin interview: Tomorrow's world for the next generation | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Jemima Kiss: The former technology show presenter on her hopes for TeenTech, which hosts science events for youngsters...
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Programs for Girls and Women

Programs for Girls and Women | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Intel's programs for women transform the lives of girls and women around the globe, improving the lives of their children, families, and communities.
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Women 2.0 » We Need More Women In Tech, Here’s Why

Women 2.0 » We Need More Women In Tech, Here’s Why | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it

By being examples of tech savvy women who are generous with their talents and relentlessly hard working, we’re setting the stage for women who will come after us, building a legacy of real impact.


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Interview with Monique Jeanne Morrow | ITU News

Cisco’s Service Provider Chief Technology Officer in Asia...
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GDL Presents: Women Techmakers - Google Developers Blog

GDL Presents: Women Techmakers - Google Developers Blog | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
News and insights on Google platforms, tools and events...
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Black Girls Hack creates #blackhack: a hackathon for black women programmers

Black Girls Hack creates #blackhack: a hackathon for black women programmers | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
What do you do when you can't find a cofounder? Or, when not enough people in your demographic are programmers, much less startup founders?
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Event overview

Event overview | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Technology careers and women do mix. Find out how at this graduate career event for women with leading IT employers on 23 November 2012. Apply now.
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Minerva: Professor calls computer science the new language of the world

Minerva: Professor calls computer science the new language of the world | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Computer science is the new English, according to Mary Sanseverino. Sanseverino makes the provocative statement every year as she stands in front of a class at the University of Victoria called The Practice of Computer Science.
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Women 2.0 » Get The Tech Job Without The “Chest-Thumping”

Women 2.0 » Get The Tech Job Without The “Chest-Thumping” | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Female founders and women entrepreneurs starting up...
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Women 2.0 » Training The Next Generation Of CTOs

Women 2.0 » Training The Next Generation Of CTOs | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Female founders and women entrepreneurs starting up...
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A sorority for Silicon Valley's 'frat row'

A sorority for Silicon Valley's 'frat row' | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Annie Rogaski, one of the few female partners at the elite law firm Kilpatrick Townsend in Silicon Valley, often represents tech companies headed exclusively by men.
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FI.co: How Adeo Ressi Plans to Get More Women in Tech with @BusinessInsider

FI.co: How Adeo Ressi Plans to Get More Women in Tech with @BusinessInsider | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Earlier today, Adeo Ressi was featured on the Business Insider to shed some light on the tremendous disparity of female leadership in technology companies. To aid in tackling this problem, the Founder Institute has implemented the Female Founder...
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Brittney Exline Becomes Nation’s Youngest African-American Engineer

Brittney Exline Becomes Nation’s Youngest African-American Engineer | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Being a standout is nothing new for Brittney Exline.
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