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Dear Young Women in Technology, Welcome From a 30-year Veteran

Dear Young Women in Technology, Welcome From a 30-year Veteran | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
I'm quiet, self-reflective and introspective in my thinking; I like to invent. So essentially, I'm the opposite of that old axiom of what a woman needs to succeed in this business.
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Calling out 'Brogammer Culture' -- In war for talent, 'brogrammers' will be losers - CNN.com

Calling out 'Brogammer Culture' -- In war for talent, 'brogrammers' will be losers - CNN.com | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Gina Trapani says the technology companies that promote a culture of frat house fun will lose out in attracting the smartest people.

"The tech industry's testosterone level can make the thickest-skinned women consider a different career. But the rise of the brogrammer joke and its ensuing backlash has some benefits: It helps talented women choose worthy employers, it gives a name and face to a problem that plagues the industry and it publicly shames some of the most sexist offenders "


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Why Millennial Women Do Not Want To Lead - Forbes

Why Millennial Women Do Not Want To Lead - Forbes | Women in Tech | Scoop.it

This is a guest post by Julie Zeilinger, 19-year-old undergraduate student at Barnard College, Columbia University, and Founder and Editor of the FBomb.org, a feminist blog/community for teens and young adults who care about their rights and want...


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Driven Accelerator Group helps women, minorities realize startup dreams | FP Startups | Entrepreneur | Financial Post

Driven Accelerator Group helps women, minorities realize startup dreams | FP Startups | Entrepreneur | Financial Post | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Making sure women and minorities feel they have a chance to turn their ideas into reality is at the core of Driven Accelerator Group (Driven Accelerator Group helps women, minorities realize startup dreams | FP Startups | Entrepreneur | Financial ...
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A lack of boardroom diversity is risky business

A lack of boardroom diversity is risky business | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
According to recent research, companies with women on their boards perform better in volatile markets than those with all-male boards. Samantha F.
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Executive and Pregnant: Multitasking and Making It Work » The Glass Hammer

Executive and Pregnant: Multitasking and Making It Work » The Glass Hammer | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
The Glass Hammer is an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.
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Women's financial responsibility grows faster than knowledge - The Courier-Journal

Women's financial responsibility grows faster than knowledge - The Courier-Journal | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Women's financial responsibility grows faster than knowledgeThe Courier-JournalWomen's financial responsibilities are growing faster than their knowledge, says Joan Cleveland, senior vice president of business development for individual life...
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Getting MBA Women a Seat at the Table - Businessweek

Getting MBA Women a Seat at the Table - Businessweek | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Getting MBA Women a Seat at the TableBusinessweekThe summer of 2012 will be remembered as a time when a number of prominent MBA women's organizations and business schools took decisive action on getting more women onto corporate boards and into...
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Women 2.0 » Hackathons Change Your Life. Seriously.

Women 2.0 » Hackathons Change Your Life. Seriously. | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
The beauty of a virtual hackathon is that you can still have a life. No need to find childcare, reschedule your dentist appointment or not have time to grocery shop. A virtual hack is all about hacking in your free time!
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Why Corporate Boards Should Be Looking for a Few Good Women - Huffington Post

Why Corporate Boards Should Be Looking for a Few Good Women - Huffington Post | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Why Corporate Boards Should Be Looking for a Few Good WomenHuffington PostAccording to a new report, Fulfilling the Promise: How More Women on Corporate Boards Would Make America and American Companies More Competitive, produced by the business-led...
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Women 2.0 » LaunchBit, Co-Founded By CEO Elizabeth Yin And COO Jennifer Chin, Raises $960K To Grow Ad Network For Email

Women 2.0 » LaunchBit, Co-Founded By CEO Elizabeth Yin And COO Jennifer Chin, Raises $960K To Grow Ad Network For Email | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
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41 Female Founders Every Entrepreneur Should Know

41 Female Founders Every Entrepreneur Should Know | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Women are changing the face of tech -- here are 41 names to know.
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Tuesday is Ada Lovelace Day: let's celebrate inspirational women

Tuesday is Ada Lovelace Day: let's celebrate inspirational women | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Suw Charman-Anderson and Helen Arney: Ada Lovelace Day is about creating role models for girls and women involved in science, technology, engineering and maths...
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Women 2.0 » How TechGirlz Got Started: Showing Girls What Tech Can Offer

Women 2.0 » How TechGirlz Got Started: Showing Girls What Tech Can Offer | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
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Web Teacher › Women in Tech: Can You Help Find a Few Good Men?

Web Teacher › Women in Tech: Can You Help Find a Few Good Men? | Women in Tech | Scoop.it

We know the situation is bad for women in tech. See the Timeline of Incidents on the Geek Feminism Wiki, the Tumblr blog Programmers Being Dicks, Dell Conference Moderator Fails to Amuse Women, and Here’s Hoping. I could go on, but you already know this stuff. Naming names, pointing fingers, and listing offenses are important in raising awareness. But not much is changing.

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The League of Extraordinary Women 2012

The League of Extraordinary Women 2012 | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Every change agent needs an agency. We've chosen 60 notable members of the League of Extraordinary Women and the organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, that are their vehicle to tackle areas of dire need, such as developing the next...
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It's Lonely at the Top: Lone Ranger Women Entrepreneurs

It's Lonely at the Top: Lone Ranger Women Entrepreneurs | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Women are starting businesses faster than men. Many of these breadwinners are entrepreneurs. Yet women who have established businesses don't have a place to gather. (RT @Key4Women: Wow!
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Stand Up for Yourself, and Mentor Others - Room for Debate

Stand Up for Yourself, and Mentor Others - Room for Debate | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
How can we get more women in positions of power in Hollywood? Anybody? ... Anybody? ... And the crickets chirp.

I suppose the flip side of that is to figure out how to get the Hollywood Boy’s Club to give up some of their seats for the ladies? Okay, okay. I know – now stop laughing.

Maybe we just need to make our own chairs. I prefer that approach, because it’s the only one that seems viable to me. But where to start?

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Summer camps try to solve Silicon Valley's gender gap

Summer camps try to solve Silicon Valley's gender gap | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
A growing number of summer camps are teaching computer science to girls to get young women interested in tech careers.
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Expert tells Business Women: Don't live online, but nuture your web profile - Lynchburg News and Advance

Expert tells Business Women: Don't live online, but nuture your web profile - Lynchburg News and Advance | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Expert tells Business Women: Don't live online, but nuture your web profileLynchburg News and AdvanceAlthough social media is an important and powerful tool for building business connections, it should serve as an adjunct, rather than a substitute...
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5 Tips To Starting Up: Award-Winning Entrepreneur Amy Buckner

5 Tips To Starting Up: Award-Winning Entrepreneur Amy Buckner | Women in Tech | Scoop.it

Amy Buckner was was one of 10 women honored to receive Ernst & Young’s 2011 Entrepreneurial Winning Women Award. Here is her advice for Women 2.0.

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Women's organization fuels high tech women entrepreneurs

Women's organization fuels high tech women entrepreneurs | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Since Women 2.0 came on the male-dominated startup scene in Silicon Valley in 2006, it has continued to garner attention and gain traction. Its sole purpose is fueling more and more female entrepreneurs worldwide with ...
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Breaking in: Women entrepreneurs score with tech start-ups

Breaking in: Women entrepreneurs score with tech start-ups | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
Most media reports would have you believe that testosterone is the fuel of technological innovation, and recent data seems to back that perception. While women account for 47% of.
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10 Traits of Women Business Leaders: It's Not What You Think - Forbes

10 Traits of Women Business Leaders: It's Not What You Think - Forbes | Women in Tech | Scoop.it
10 Traits of Women Business Leaders: It's Not What You ThinkForbes(MBA50.com) This is a guest post by Elissa Sangster, Executive Director for the Forté Foundation, an organization that promotes women in business and cultivates the next generation...
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