Tag Archives: women in tech

Janet Emerson Bashen

How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American woman to hold a software patent

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first black woman to hold a software patent
If you Google…

By Samara Lynn

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Stanford University Survey: 84% of Women in Tech Told They Are “Too Aggressive”

A new survey of women in tech reveals some disturbing patterns

Women in tech still have a ways to go to achieve equality and respect.

By Samara Lynn

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BE_Candice Morgan

Meet the Millennial Taking Over as Pinterest’s First-Ever Diversity Chief

Candice Morgan joins the company with nearly 10 years experience in diversity and inclusion

Morgan comes to the Pinterest family from Catalyst Inc., a leading nonprofit organization that works…

By Courtney Connley

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Sherice Torres

Crashing Silicon Valley with Sherice Torres

Who says Silicon Valley is a boys club?

Torres aims to help you understand that it doesn’t always take a STEM degree or…

By Safon Floyd

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Censorship is Bad; This Writer’s Take on Diversity in Tech is Worse

This tech writer says the lack of diversity in tech is a fantasy in your head

His argument is the same one that is repeated ad nauseum to minority groups in…

By Samara Lynn

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Google CFO: Hiring Women is Good for Business

Ruth Porat says enlisting more women isn't just good for society, it's good for the bottom line

Porat, who was hired in March, said companies need to have plans for women and…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The 2nd Annual Icebox Derby Equips Girls with STEM Skills and Scholarships

ComEd Challenges 30 Chicagoland teens to build racecars from recycled refrigerators

ComEd kicked off its 2nd annual Icebox Derby on July 25 with a diverse group…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Female NASCAR Engineer Promotes Education

Latina, Alba Colon, motivates youth to pursue their dreams and keep going

Alba Colon, female Latina NASCAR engineer motivates youth to pursue their dreams.

By Brittany Dandy

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[VIDEO] Top Leaders Talk Diversity in Tech

CEOs at former startups to corporations talk about the lack of diversity in technology and what can be done to improve it

Diversity in tech has evolved into one of the hottest topics in the industry.

By Joel Lyons

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The State of Diversity in Silicon Valley

Wayne Sutton's 'USA Today' column touts promise for the tech hub

It may be slow moving, but diversity in Silicon Valley is on the rise, says…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] Female Tech Entrepreneurs Are Optimistic Despite Discrimination

Women in Silicon Valley encouraged more to enter the field

The lack of women in Silicon Valley is not news, but their views on being…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] Minorities Landed More Tech Jobs in Labor Market Recovery

Blacks and Hispanics had increases from 2009-2014, but women made up just 25% of tech workforce

More blacks got tech jobs during labor market recovery, with women making up 25% of…

By Joel Lyons

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Women Entrepreneurs/SBIR Pioneers to Lead Live Virtual Event Hosted by USSOCOM

Women Entrepreneurs & Tech Leaders to Lead Live Virtual Event Hosted by USSOCOM

Panelists will discuss the challenges encountered while building their businesses

Ppanel of women entrepreneurs, all of whom have received funding from USSOCOM, discuss building an…

By C. Daniel Baker

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No More Working From Home Say Yahoo CEO

Women in Tech Growing With Virtual Opportunities

A lack of in office opportunities bring a growth in virtual ones.

The tech industry is booming and it is time for woman to cash in on…

By Sasha King

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Teen Makes History as Nation’s Youngest African American Engineer

Now working in tech industry, Britney Exline seeks to give back

Britney Exline, 19, a recent graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, is the youngest engineer…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Tech Jobs Where You Can Escape the Cubicle

Here are a few cool, untraditional career paths for techies

You don’t have to be stuck in an office or cubicle farm if you work…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How I Did It: Web Entrepreneur Makes Finding Right Products Online Easy

Founder of PlumPerfect.com talks e-commerce and tech-based businesses

Asmau Ahmed, founder of PlumPerfect.com, combines tech skills with love of online shopping for Web…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Christen Rochon, founder of DivasAndDorks.com

Black Blogger Month: Divas & Dorks, Best of Both Blogs

Proving women excel in tech just a well as fashion, Christen Rochon is a successful diva and a dork in the digital space

Mixing technology with fashion, Christen Rochon’s Divas & Dorks is a unique online destination catering…

By Aliya Ewing

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Dr. Jane Cooke Wright (Photo: Library of Congress)

7 Black Female Trailblazers in Medicine

Pioneering physicians, researchers and surgeons

Take a look at black women making big strides as physicians and researches.

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Research your dreams. "Inform yourself and gather as much information on what it is that you want to do. You need to be ahead of the game."

Career Spotlight: Dee Daniels Provides Women Entrepreneurs Vital Web Resource

Founder of Digital Diva 2.0 advocates for female entrepreneurship

A former journalist, this founder of Digital Diva 2.0 seeks to connect women entrepreneurs with…

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