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Codes, Not Bros: Google Pledges $50 Million to Ladies in Tech

Google acknowledged during its 2014 I/O conference keynote speech that the gap between women and men in technology has expanded, even within its organization, where women are just 30% of the workforce. That’s why the tech behemoth has announced its partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA, MIT Media Lab, The National Center for Women

By | 2014-07-16T08:12:07+00:00 July 11th, 2014|Categories: Women in Tech|Comments Off on Codes, Not Bros: Google Pledges $50 Million to Ladies in Tech

Albert Einstein’s Reply to a Female Fan’s Confession Should Be in Every Science Textbook

"I hope you will not think any the less of me for being a girl!" This plea was sent to Albert Einstein by a young South African in the 1940s, and was recently unearthed as part of Alice Caprice's Dear Professor Einstein: Albert Einstein's Letters to and from Children. Although brief, Tyfanny's words capture the self-consciousness and

By | 2014-07-08T10:13:25+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Categories: Women in Tech|Comments Off on Albert Einstein’s Reply to a Female Fan’s Confession Should Be in Every Science Textbook

Can’t We Do Better?

The Liberty Science Center's WLC Luncheon on Dec. 9th focused on the importance of involving girls in the love of science and math and encouraging and supporting them in taking STEM courses. This is not just a nice to do but a real need to do according to Tom Friedman's recent op ed on PISA.

By | 2014-10-10T13:45:25+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Categories: Women in Tech|Comments Off on Can’t We Do Better?