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6 Incredible Female Founders Making a Difference in STEM

6 Incredible Female Founders Making a Difference in STEM

Getting down to the nitty gritty shows that while women have become increasingly likely to get an education and a job, censuses continue to prove that... Read More »

Who Run the World? Girls: Including You in Just 4 Easy Steps

Who Run the World? Girls: Including You in Just 4 Easy Steps

If you need some motivation to get up and moving, consider this is: girls are literally running the world. And by literally, we mean literally. Throu... Read More »

Girls Just Outperformed Boys On This National Test Given for the First Time

Girls Just Outperformed Boys On This National Test Given for the First Time

Eighth-grade girls beat their male peers in the first national test measuring technology and engineering abilities, according to results made public T... Read More »

Majority of Senior-Level Women in Tech Face Sexual Harassment, Survey Shows

Majority of Senior-Level Women in Tech Face Sexual Harassment, Survey Shows

By Jillian Kramer Last February, tech exec Ellen Pao sued venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, alleging her former employer promoted men ahead of wo... Read More »

The Truth About Being a Black Woman in Tech

The Truth About Being a Black Woman in Tech

For the past five years, the diversity problem in Silicon Valley has been the hot button issue.  One year after Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other... Read More »

Cards Against Humanity Offers Full-Ride Scholarships to Women Pursuing STEM

Cards Against Humanity Offers Full-Ride Scholarships to Women Pursuing STEM

Popular card game Cards Against Humanity is setting the deck high for giving back. The card game announced that its new science-focused 30-card expan... Read More »

11 Successful Women in Tech

11 Successful Women in Tech

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

Coding Schools Are the New Frontiers for Women in Tech

Coding Schools Are the New Frontiers for Women in Tech

The future of transforming gender disparity in the tech world lies in the hands of coding bootcamp, reports Fast Company. There is a less of a gender... Read More »

Get to Know Astronaut Abby

Get to Know Astronaut Abby

Abby Harrison's dreams are big — so big that they're out of this world, literally.  The 18-year-old aspiring astronaut has long been fascinated with... Read More »

Dare to Lead: Get to Know Sarah Leary of Neighborhood Networking Site Nextdoor

Dare to Lead: Get to Know Sarah Leary of Neighborhood Networking Site Nextdoor

How many of your neighbors do you know? In 2010, Sarah Leary realized she knew only one person on her block in San Francisco. Research revealed she w... Read More »

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