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#TXSW Empowerment Tees - Coming Soon

#TXSW Empowerment Tees - Coming Soon | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

Check out the #TXSW pinterest board for a look at artwork by Maria “Toofly” Castillo, her artwork will be featured on a special edition Tech By Superwomen Tee.

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Start Your Mentoring Relationship Right

Start Your Mentoring Relationship Right | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"Once you’ve secured a mentor, kick off the relationship the right way. Here are three things you can do as a mentee to help create a successful partnership..."

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Perry Hewitt, One of the Few Female Chief Digital Officers? One of the Few, Period. - Forbes

Perry Hewitt, One of the Few Female Chief Digital Officers? One of the Few, Period. - Forbes | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in technology. In part, it’s a matter of time and mentoring, just as it’s been in lots of other fields. Mentors are invaluable for setting a career on course—and for periodic course correction. - Perry Hewitt to Leslie Bradshaw.

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Women 2.0 » 7×7 Entrepreneur Mentoring Salon (February 23 In New York City)

Women 2.0 » 7×7 Entrepreneur Mentoring Salon (February 23 In New York City) | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"Every woman deserves to have her own advisory panel. As part of 40:20 Vision’s mission to start conversations and facilitate mentoring between generations, we offer live mentoring events between established and aspiring / early-stage entrepreneurs."

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Know Which Kind of Mentor You Need - Harvard Business Review

Know Which Kind of Mentor You Need - Harvard Business Review | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

Co-mentor, remote mentor or invisible mentor – which mentor is the best fit for you? Find out in this HBR Management Tip.

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Making It: My Address to the 2012 Women Entrepreneurs Festival

Making It: My Address to the 2012 Women Entrepreneurs Festival | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
This year we chose the theme "making it." A maker is a person who creates something. Women tend to create businesses that fill a void in their lives. As women we tend to have this desire to take care of others.
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Are You Stuck in a Girls' Club?

Are You Stuck in a Girls' Club? | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"Start by seeking out connections to both women and men. In my experience, women tend to look to other women to make connections for them. We may feel more comfortable proceeding that way, but in order to gain enough power to make real progress, we have to seek out male help as collaborators, mentors, and connectors."

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Why Women Having a Seat at the Table is Not Enough - Forbes

Why Women Having a Seat at the Table is Not Enough - Forbes | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
I agree with Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg: Women need more seats at the table. And while I appreciate the right to a seat, truthfully, not just any seat will do.
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Positive Role Models Needed to Increase Number of Women in High-Tech - Forbes

Positive Role Models Needed to Increase Number of Women in High-Tech - Forbes | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"The number of women in the high-tech workforce is going down, not up. As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor and compiled by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), women in the US make up 25% of the high-tech workforce and that number has decreased since the mid-1980s when women represented 37% of the high-tech workforce."

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10 Incredible Lectures for Young Women in Tech | Online College Tips – Online Colleges

10 Incredible Lectures for Young Women in Tech | Online College Tips – Online Colleges | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"Although technology positions have been open to women for quite some time, they still remain the minority in both relevant degree plans and career paths. 

 

Watching some of the amazing advances and insights their fellow females are responsible for might very well inspire another generation to swell the ranks just that much more." 

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Women In Tech You Need To Follow On Twitter

Women In Tech You Need To Follow On Twitter | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
As part of an ongoing HuffPost series on Women in Tech, we've compiled a list of 27 female techies who you should be following on Twitter.
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We can have IT all

We can have IT all | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Women @Google Africa and AkiraChix co-hosted a Women in Tech Cocktail at the iHub. It's always great to see so many self-professed female tech geeks gathered together. We had some specia...
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Making More Women Entrepreneurs' Stories Heard

Making More Women Entrepreneurs' Stories Heard | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"Never underestimate the power of having a good story - whether it's to pitch potential investors or customers or whether it's to share with other entrepreneurs."

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Don't Hold Out For A Hero: Go Get Yourself A Champion - Forbes

Don't Hold Out For A Hero: Go Get Yourself A Champion - Forbes | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"...don’t do that mentor thing that people talk about. Get champions. Enlist people who have clout in the startup world to advocate for you. That’s how the boys get ahead – strong connections to people who will go to bat for them. We need to do the same. It isn’t about advice (though that is good too), it’s about advocacy." - Tara Hunt

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Michelle Obama Talks About Being a Mentor

Michelle Obama Talks About Being a Mentor | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

“It’s very personal,” she says. “I mean, growing up the way that I did—kid from the South Side, going to public schools—the more my career developed, I realized how much I didn’t see, how little exposure I had to opportunities.” - Michelle Obama on mentoring to More Magazine.

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A VC: Women Entrepreneurs

A VC: Women Entrepreneurs | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"What these five women make clear is that anyone can be an entrepreneur and that women are natural makers and innovators. It is also interesting to see how each of them is using the Internet and technology more broadly to innovate around a product that is physical. There's a lot to learn from what they are doing." - Fred Wilson

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How to have more Sheryl Sandbergs - CNN.com

How to have more Sheryl Sandbergs - CNN.com | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
Courtney Martin and Katie Orenstein say we'd have a lot more Sheryl Sandbergs if women surrounded themselves with confident peers.
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What's the ROI on Your Day? Amy Jo Martin on Passion and Innovation - Forbes

What's the ROI on Your Day? Amy Jo Martin on Passion and Innovation - Forbes | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

Amy Jo Martin, another fabulous woman I met through my work with Nike Women’s Make Yourself Movement, believes in one thing above all else: INNOVATION." - Leslie Bradshaw

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Google Exec Marissa Mayer Explains Why There Aren't More Girl Geeks

Google Exec Marissa Mayer Explains Why There Aren't More Girl Geeks | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

“…growing up, girls are offered a narrow stereotype of what it means to be a geek…attracting more women to the Silicon Valleys, Alleys and Roundabouts of the world requires doing away with those stereotypes and showing young women that techies don't have to love video games. Mayer herself is no ordinary geek: she's a former ballet dancer with a penchant for cupcakes and the fashion designer Oscar de la Renta."

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Office Sponsors Needed, But Lacking For Women In The Workplace: Study

Office Sponsors Needed, But Lacking For Women In The Workplace: Study | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"According to new research...even though hard work and impressive results are important, high performers, especially those who are women, need highly-positioned sponsors -- allies who are willing to fight for their advancement -- in order to make it out of middle management and into the elusive "C-Suite."

 

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Reverse Mentoring Cracks Workplace

Reverse Mentoring Cracks Workplace | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper management with younger employees in a practice known as reverse mentoring.
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The LinkedIn Blog » Women and Mentoring in the U.S. - INFOGRAPHIC

The LinkedIn Blog » Women and Mentoring in the U.S. - INFOGRAPHIC | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"It may not surprise you, but LinkedIn’s latest study found (in a survey of nearly 1,000 female professionals in the U.S.) that 82 percent of women agree that having a mentor is important. But what will knock your socks off is that considering the competitive employment landscape, and the universal belief that mentorship is a critical component to career success, 19 percent (that’s nearly one out of every five women) have NEVER had a mentor."

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(Black) Women in Tech You Need to Follow On Twitter - Black Enterprise

(Black) Women in Tech You Need to Follow On Twitter - Black Enterprise | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
In response to Huffington Post's list of the top women in technology to follow on Twitter, BlackEnterprise.com presents 20 women of color in tech...
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Sheryl Sandberg & Male-Dominated Silicon Valley

Sheryl Sandberg & Male-Dominated Silicon Valley | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it

"Can Sheryl Sandberg upend Silicon Valley’s male-dominated culture?"

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An Unlikely Pair (Me and Glamour Magazine, That Is) Tackle Women in Tech Conundrum This Fall

An Unlikely Pair (Me and Glamour Magazine, That Is) Tackle Women in Tech Conundrum This Fall | Tech By Superwomen | Scoop.it
As readers of mine know, I write a semi-ranty post now and again about the lack of women in high-level tech jobs and on the boards of its major companies.

This fall, Glamour magazine and I will be asking about that lack of women.
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