Women in Technology
This interview was conducted by Chie Davis for PowerToFly. Join PowerToFly.com today to become part of our fast-growing network
The fact that these companies are regularly sharing their diversity numbers shows their acknowledgement of the glaring diversity
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the United State of Women Summit in Washington DC. The summit was hosted by the White House and featured the most unbelievable lineup of speakers (Warren Buffett, Oprah, POTUS, Connie Britton, Michelle Obama, Amy Poehler, Shonda Rhimes, Billie Jean King...and the list goes on and on), plus 5,000 women from all over the country convening in one place to talk about our collective favorite topic: women!!!!
While we know there remains significant work to be done, I believe that women are already empowered to make a difference and to bring about change. We need to highlight their accomplishments and achievements so they serve as a beacon for other women and girls.
In recent years, companies in Silicon Valley have been under intense focus as the call grows louder for more diverse and inclusive work environments where everyone -- particularly women and other underrepresented minorities -- can innovate and thrive.
This summer I helped change the world. Well, not really, but I took part in a movement that is. I was in a summer program called Girls Who Code, which gives high school girls a crash course in how to program in order to close the gender gap in the tech world. It was a ton of fun, and I found out how important it is that girls code.
Less than half of the world's population can get online. And women are connecting more slowly than men, with an estimated 200 million fewer women than men online in 2014. This digital gender divide isn't just unfair; it's fundamentally detrimental for women.
The finalist female entrepreneurs in the 2015 Lady Pitch Night USA competition will present innovative ideas representing a wide range of areas, from philanthropy and health monitoring to beauty and academia.
Chattanooga was ground central last week for entrepreneurs when leaders from the entrepreneurial movement gathered in the Tennessee city. National leaders in the entrepreneurial movement including VaynerMedia cofounder Gary Vaynerchuk and Andrew Hyde, founder behind the Startup Week Initiative, travelled to Chattanooga to discuss important issues facing the startup community.
The elemoon bracelet brings luxury to the tech sector, available in white or black on gold or silver. Jing shared clips of
At Microsoft in Times Square this November 9, ten women-led startups will pitch their innovative and disruptive ventures
Kel Mitchell talks about landing a cameo in Kanye West's "All Falls Down" music video.
"Women entrepreneurs have much to offer the business world and I'm honored to be part of a meaningful group of women who serve as an incredible force with their diverse backgrounds and skills."
At first, I was resistant to the idea of my young girls (ages 7 and 11) playing video games. My sons -- and husband -- have always been the "gaming" junkies in our household. My girls have been more interested in singing, dancing and finding any excuse to be up on stage.