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Women in Tech

This App Highlights Women Throughout History In the Coolest Way

Women's history is something that should be celebrated for more than just one month. The Women on the Map app, which is currently available via Google's Field Trip app, encourages users to learn more about women's history in an interactive way. Read More »

35 Women Under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry

We want to introduce to you these trailblazing young women who are making incredible advancements in the tech industry. Learn about their stories and what inspires them to make notable contributions to technology and keep up with its rapid changes.  Read More »

These Successful Women in Tech Are Changing the Conversation On Sexism

Silicon Valley is no stranger to claims of sexism and discrimination. While exposing the harsh truth is one step toward eliminating negativity, it may also be discouraging young women from pursuing their entrepreneurial and technology goals.  Read More »

Celebrating Megan Smith's WIRED Magazine Cover

Chief technology officer Megan Smith has not yet been in her role a full year and already she is ma Read More »

50 Years of Women In Space

In the early 1960s, a group of women known as the First Lady Astronaut Trainees (FLATs), and also known as the "Mercury 13", trained to become astronauts for America's first human spaceflight program. The program was created by Dr. Read More »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

MAKERS fills in the history books with the untold stories of women in STEM. Read More »

White House Summit: MAKERS Talk Women in Leadership

Today, we've put together a video of MAKERS' ideas on women in leadership. Read More »

Burberry's Angela Ahrendts to start at Apple this week

Angela Ahrendts is the Burberry CEO who revitalized the hundred-year old fashion house, nearly tripling revenues, according to Forbes. Read More »

The MAKERS Conference Highlights: Gwynne Shotwell

At The MAKERS Conference, we were fortunate to have some of the leading women in STEM (science, tech, engineering and tech) hit the stage, including President and Chief Operating Officer at SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell. Read More »

WATCH: Meet MAKERS @Google

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to speak at the Women @Google Summit, a gathering of Google executives who came together to network, exchange ideas, and learn. The group that gathered was incredibly supportive of what we’re doing with MAKERS. After my presentation, a number of people approached me and suggested great Google women I should interview about their contributions to the world through science and technology - women who have created startups, computer languages, world-class products, and even new fields of study.  Read More »

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