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Girls in Tech Founder Interviewed on VICE: The Role of Female Tech Start Ups in the Developing World

Posted: 12.04.2015

Adriana Gascoigne started the non-for-profit organization Girls In Tech in 2007 as a reaction to her experiences in the tech world. Previously she had worked for a startup that employed almost 50 people where she was the only woman. She envisioned Girls In Tech as a way to support...

Keeping Up With Adriana Gascoigne ? Read Her Feature on Medium.com

Posted: 09.08.2015

From talking about her proudest work accomplishments, to reading about her run in with discrimination, CEO of Girls in Tech's Adriana Gascoigne dishes on her highlights and challenges as a Woman of Silicon Valley in the latest digital article on Medium.com. Topics also include answers to questions like, " What...

AN EXIT PATH TO THE ARCTIC 15

Posted: 05.12.2015

Ever heard of the Arctic conference?  It's all the rage in Scandinavia.  The Arctic Conference, held May 26th and May 27th in Helsinki, Finland, is the largest TECH Conference in the Nordics!  Grab your raincoat and join us.  Attendees include entrepreneurs, start-up employees, venture capitalists, angel investors,  and journal investors. Girls In...

OUR CEO GETS REAL WITH THE SKINLESS PROJECT

Posted: 04.09.2015

We had a great time talking to the SKINLESS PROJECT! Read below for a great read about our CEO, Adriana Gascoigne: Girls in Tech, The State Of Women In Technology 1) Girls in Tech your brain child. Why did we need such an entity today? Reinvesting in the community which fosters STEM education...

16 Traits of a Great IT Leader

Posted: 11.19.2013

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...

The Value of Gender and Racial Diversity in Tech

Posted: 08.27.2013

Diversity Expands The Qualified Employee Pool The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2018, there will be a total of nearly 1.4 million computing-related jobs added in the U.S., an increase of 22% from 2008. That's the good news. The bad news is that the number of people...

Top 10 Ways Managers Can Retain Technical Women

Posted: 08.27.2013

Below are ten important recommendations supervisors can readily adopt to improve retention for all employees. They are particularly useful for retaining women and employees from underrepresented groups. Sponsor female employees and make their accomplishments visible Sponsorship means advocating for employees and showcasing their work in the right places and with the...

6 Easy Ways To Drive Traffic to Your Website

Posted: 08.15.2013

Drive traffic to your website - It is vital to increasing your leads, filling your sales pipeline, and eventually converting leads into sales. But before you can begin the sales process, you need to get prospects to your website. Here are a few tried and true ways to drive more...

Women Money and Power: Sexy Ensemble or Strange Bedfellows?

Posted: 08.12.2013

Women Money and Power. What comes to mind? Did you note: Strange bedfellows? Complex intersection? Uncharted territory? Estranged relationships? Alpha females? Savvy Ladies? Old crones? Sexy? Unfeminine? Can a woman earn, invest, grow, and use both money and power as means to an end, and still be seen as womanly? feminine?...

Your Daughter Isn’t Bossy and Other Real Female Leadeship Lessons

Posted: 08.12.2013

I recently came across an article at the Women’s Agenda website titled Your daughter isn’t bossy, she has ‘executive leadership skills’: Lessons from Sheryl Sandberg. The article summed up one of the many crucial messages advocated in Sheryl’s book Lean In.  There is absolutely no doubt Sheryl has epitomized the...