New Programs Address IT’s Gender Gap

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has launched Dream IT, a package of online tools and educational resources intended to interest more young women in tech careers. Writing on SearchNetwork...

Attracting More Young Women to the Sciences

Anne-Marie Imafidon (at l.) created Stemettes, a program dedicated to “showing the next generation that girls do science too.” In the UK and other developed countries, too few young women pursue advanced STEM (...

Tech Sector Opening; Playing Field Is Uneven

Women now hold 23% of the jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions but women make up 48% of the workforce, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce....

10Q w/ the Founders of Sew Love

1. Names: Sabrina Scandar (at left in photo) and Silvia Scandar Mahan, sisters and cofounders of sewlove.co . 2. Current job, past jobs: Sabrina: Currently, Co-founder/COO of Sew Love. Previously, Senior Prod...

Google’s Judy Nam: 50 Million Paths to Success

Judy Nam is an executive with Google Inc. in Chicago. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, she also attended the year-long Google Marketing Academy conducted with The Wharton School of the U...

Get With the Programmers

Hackbright Academy is accepting applications for its 10-week training program "designed to help women become awesome programmers.” The San Francisco company’s Programming Fellowship teaches the fundamentals of ...

Behind Every Big Tech Man Is a Great Woman

The myth is there are no women in tech but the truth is there are. Great ones. And the numbers are growing everyday. Yesterday it was Sheryl Sandberg  (shown) who was behind Mark Zuckerberg.’s Facebook. And Meg...

Helping Women Get Technical

The question looms large: why aren’t more women entering the fields of science and technology? And how can we lure them there? While theories abound the fact is our culture has yet to find a way to not only int...
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Women Get Their Geek On

Something is very wrong when female engineers are considered a freak of nature. But this is how our society tends to stereotype them. The sad fact is there aren’t enough women going into engineering. And in a c...