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Women in Tech

White House Summit: MAKERS Talk Women in Leadership

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

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 »

50 Years of Women In Space (Photo Gallery)

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 »

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 »

Did You Know... The First Computer Programmer Was A Woman?

Today is the birthday of Ada Lovelace, recognized as the first computer programmer, the creator of the first algorithm, and also, as an extraordinary woman.   Read More »

5 Views On Women in Tech

We’ve made a playlist of some of the top female leaders in tech and business, each with their own opinion on the gender gap in technology. Read More »

Locating Women in Technology

Tomorrow will mark the end of the “Interactive” portion of South by Southwest, an annual technology, music and film festival located in Austin, Texas. Read More »