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6 Lessons Black Female Entrepreneurs Should Learn Now

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference, which aimed to give black female entrepreneurs…

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Coffee With: Airbnb Project Manager Lexi Butler

Meet Lexi Butler, a Standford University graduate who ended up unexpectantly working in the world of tech.

Learn more Lexi Butler, how she landed a job at Airbnb, and how the Standford…

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

Suzy Ryoo, Venture Partner at Atom Factory, talks about her experiences as a female VC, and gives several pieces of advice for women, men and leaders to move the needle

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Accenture

Accenture Steps Up to Diversify Tech Talent Pipeline

Black Girls Code and Accenture team up to prepare young African American girls for future success

Nearly a dozen African American girls, ages 10-15, received coding instruction and exposure to corporate…

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Tech Biz Gurl

Tech Biz Gurl Talks About Making It in Tech as a Black Millennial

Advocates side hustles and tech aptitude

Jessica Williams, aka Tech Biz Gurl, shares insight on her success as an entrepreneur and…

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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…

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Ubuntu

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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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