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Tech Appeal: The Women Helping Girls Get Into STEM

When it comes to women in STEM, sadly, the statistics are still depressing: according to WISE (a campaign to encourage Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) figures f Read More »

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Anne-Marie Imafidon

Anne-Marie Imafidon is as curious as she is sharp. After being heralded as the youngest woman to ever pass two GCSE examinations — for Mathematics and Information Technology — at age 11, Imafidon went on to graduate from Oxford University, with a master's degree in Computer Science.  Read More »

Watch Girls Who Code Teach Buzzfeed's Try Guys About Coding

If you've ever browsed around Buzzfeed long enough, then you might be familiar with the Try Guys. Read More »

12 Successful Women in Tech

By Isabelle Chapman Last month, a hashtag spread across social media about women in tech: #thisiswhatanengineerlookslike. Read More »

Adobe Expands Maternity Leave to 26 Weeks

Last week, media provider Netflix took charge of its leave policies, extending its maternity and paternity leave time to "unlimited" during a newborn's first year causing shock waves around Silic Read More »

This Mother Started a Biotech Company for the Most Inspiring Reason

Karen Aiach is the founder and CEO of Lysogene, a biotech company that specializes in developing gene therapy treatments for rare central nervous system diseases.  Read More »

Study Confirms This to Be True About Men Who Attack Women Online

It's official: Men who attack women on the Internet are, in fact, losers, according to a recent survey aimed to deconstruct the inner-workings of sexism in the gamers sphere. Read More »

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 »

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