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Women in Technology

Women in Tech- Just Do It

By Nicki Gilmour, Executive Coach and Organizational Pyschologist We know that there are barriers for women in technology, from hiring and promotional bias to pretty awful cultural issues, making the day to day environment hard going. I could go on and on about the ugly underbelly and about the fact... Read More

Why Women Are Crucial in Design and Tech

Guest contributed by Sara Wachter-Boettcher I was chatting with a woman at a tech conference a while back about sexism in the industry. She rolled her eyes: “Oh, have I got a story for you.” A couple years ago, she was working at a large company’s Silicon Valley innovation center.... Read More

Perfection Might Be Our Biggest Enemy

By Molly Connell The call for a gender equal workplace is getting louder, but women are still significantly under-represented in certain fields. When it comes to STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering and Math), there is still a stereotype present that working within these fields is rather for men. As an example,... Read More

Intrepid Woman: Nikki Barua, CEO, BeyondCurious

Fear is imaginary, says entrepreneur Nikki Barua. “The more you focus on it, the more it grows, and the only way to overcome fear is to replace it with faith. I have always had faith in myself, my team and my purpose and that’s what fuels my confidence.” She finds... Read More

Women in Tech: Climbing the Ladder

Guest Contributed by Evan Fraser Working in the tech industry can be incredibly exciting. It is a fast-paced industry with seemingly unlimited potential. Technology also has one of the smallest income gender gaps, high work schedule flexibility and generous pay in many positions. While that draws many women down this... Read More

Op-Ed: What I’ve Learned as a Woman in Technology

By Avis Yates Rivers As a woman and leader in technology over the past 30+ years, I have seen a lot. I have witnessed and experienced the tremendous progress we have made. Yet we still have a long way to go to reach an equitable playing field in attracting and... Read More

Voice of Experience: Miruna Stratan, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

By Cathie Ericson As a technologist, there is no better time to enter the financial services sector, asserts Miruna Stratan, Goldman Sachs Managing Director in the Technology Division. “Technology is no longer a cost center, but is at the core of digital transformations across the industry, providing the opportunity to... Read More

Women and STEM: Why We Need to Reclaim Our Belonging

By Aimee Hansen We are increasingly conveying a new message to our daughters and nieces when it comes to girls’ and women’s place in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics): You belong. “Ada Twist, Scientist” by Andrea Beaty held the top spot on the NYT best sellers among children’s picture books... Read More