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by Kate Brodock

As part of National Women’s History Month, we’re pleased to take part in an exciting twitter conversation with Divya Nag, Co-Founder of Stem Cell Theranostics and StartX Med. As STEM continues to heavily influence technological advances and future innovations, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will facilitate a #STEMforHer twitter chat to highlight Read More>

KateBrodock_SXSW2014

by Kate Brodock

I had the pleasure of being on an excellent panel of women for SXSWi this past weekend, where we discussed the issue of funding women entrepreneurs. Christine Osekoski, publisher of Fast Company, was our moderator and I was joined by Jesse Draper, CEO of Valley Girl and Megan Quinn, Investment Partner at KPCB. The broad Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

International Women’s Day is TODAY and Girls in Tech and Indiegogo are celebrating it in a very special way – If you are running an Indiegogo campaign on behalf of a woman (mother, sister, friend, mentor, mentee, entrepreneur), or a non-profit org that supports women, Indiegogo will provide an extra dollar for every $25 raised Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

Did you know that while it is no secret that the tech startup community is lacking women, this gender imbalance may actually be impeding startups? David Cohen, founder and CEO of TechStars, delves into this topic and provides tips for combating gender disparity in this Wall Street Journal blog entry. Cohen references a 2010 study completed by researchers Read More>

by Kate Brodock

We’re excited about our SXSWi panel this year – “The Ongoing Issue of Funding Women Entrepreneurs” – featuring our President Kate Brodock and held on Saturday March 8th, from 11am-12pm in Salon G in the Hilton Austin Downtown. Come join us! #sxsw #fundwomen There have been persistent discussions in the entrepreneurship and technology spaces in the Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

Did you know, according to a recent article featured on CIO.com, while many great leaders share similar characteristics, it may take a more specific set of skills to succeed as a tech leader? Today’s IT leaders face a unique set of challenges in comparison to other corporate leaders, including the rate and pace of change, the massive Read More>

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by Adriana Gascoigne

A curious thing has happened in the tech world. In an industry that has long been considered a boys club, suddenly firms are hiring more women than men. Read the rest of the article at CNNMoney

by Adriana Gascoigne

Source: Project Eve Tell us about your entrepreneurial product or service. HoneyColony (www.honeycolony.com) is a new magazine and marketplace geared toward people who are starting on their health journey. Created by the director of the award-wining documentary Vanishing of the Bees, HoneyColony is dedicated to putting honesty back into mainstream health and our food supply! Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

You’ve heard of Kickstarter, and maybe Indiegogo, now it’s time to learn about Nap Time Startups!  Nap Time Startups is a new crowdfunding platform empowering women entrepreneurs by providing the tools to raise startup capital through a women-centric medium. “Our primary focus is to develop an ecosystem fostering trust and transparency between the entrepreneur and Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

Did you know that more than half (56%) of women in technology leave their employers at the mid-level point in their careers? Don’t you wonder where these women go when they leave? We can tell you: 24% take a non-technical job in a different company and 22% become self-employed in a technical field. If companies Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

A series of articles in The New York Times last week looked at a range of issues surrounding women, men, work, and gender roles. One piece looked at how gender roles have widened for women, but not so much for men. Another compared the world’s glass ceilings and unveiled some paradoxical findings on workplace flexibility. Read More>

by Adriana Gascoigne

Did you know that group intelligence is not determined by the sum of its individual members? Rather, it turns out that a group’s intelligence is based on how its members interact. A team’s intelligence is malleable (a theme we’ll talk about at the NCWIT Summit) and can be measured and increased, just like an individual Read More>

by Ivo Lukas

Campus Party Europe, one of the world’s biggest and most ambitious tech festivals, comes to The O2 in London, UK, from the 2nd till the 7th September 2013. The unique event will excite 10,000 young people per day across Europe about the possibilities of new and emerging technology, and will inspire a generation of young people to Read More>

by Ivo Lukas

Female Entrepreneurs infographic by borisbenko.