Ability? Absolutely. Opportunity? Nope.
To me, entrepreneurship is taking responsibility to enact the change you see in the world. It's about creating value from your ideas -- about creating something that didn't exist before.
After years of racking up engineering accolades, Ion has made it her mission to get girls interested in the field she loves
What does a discussion among women engineers sound like in U.S. Southeast? The South is not a region identified as a hub of STEM careers for women, but the massive influx of international manufacturers and their vendors has rapidly changed the landscape.
You can't attribute the high attrition rate to women leaving the workforce for motherhood, either. Only about a quarter of
Representing women in technology and science begins with raising girls to become a part of those fields.
One woman who has truly proven herself an exceptional is Shereen Yusuff, 29, who graduated as an aerospace engineer and today works as a drilling engineer in the oil and gas industry. And yes, it hasn't taken her decades to achieve success!
Our world is changing very fast, and the role of women is changing fast with it -- and, mostly, for the positive. We have more women in power, more women in the workforce, more women in control of their lives but there still aren't representative numbers of women at the top of companies.
GoldieBlox, the toy company founded by engineer Debbie Sterling, has been chanting about girl power for a year now, and they
The competition for the Super Bowl commercial is put on by software maker Intuit, and you can vote for one of the finalists
Engineers are logical thinkers. They are problem solvers that are constantly thinking of ways to solve issues, to make things better. As a woman, I found that our tendency to think (and often over think) played nicely into engineering. Moreover, I met doctors, lawyers, and many other professionals that graduated with an engineering degree and became something else later on. That's the flexibility I wanted. It became clear to me that this degree was the perfect foundation to fulfill my dreams.
Great women engineers are not only not looking for work, there's a decent chance, based on their experience in industry, that
Hackbright Academy, an accelerated software programming school in San Francisco, is helping to tip the gender balance in the industry one woman at a time. And 16 graduated on Friday as the school's second class since its inception.
The Internet is a transformative opportunity. It will allow us to remotely deliver the work needed, with the perfection level the client deserves. It enables women to work and prove their efficiency while respecting social customs.
The timer had started running 30 minutes ago. I was sweating from the exertion of rigging up a 500-pound tool string with my crew and the nervousness of being responsible of running a $2 million exploration job in an offshore oil platform in Africa.