Top 10 Ways to Thrive in Your Technical Career

Posted: 08.05.2013

Below are tips mid-career technical women can use to advance their careers. Increasing retention and advancement also requires that managers and leaders simultaneously work to make the company environment  more inclusive. See the resources below for tools managers and leaders can use. #1: Work on projects with direct business impact Choose...

Top 10 Ways Managers Can Increase the Visibility of Technical Women

Posted: 08.05.2013

Below are ten important recommendations supervisors or managers can readily adopt to improve visibility of their employees. These recommendations are particularly useful for improving the visibility of women, as well as employees from other underrepresented groups. Look for key opportunities where employees can increase their visibility Recommend qualified women for these...

AP Engineering?

Posted: 08.05.2013

Did you know that plans are in the works to create an AP Engineering curriculum? Though many might be surprised to learn this STEM staple doesn’t already exist, others have been waiting until K-12 schools were ready to implement such a program and colleges were ready to accept the...

Did you know that more than half (56%) of women in technology leave their employers at the mid-level point in their careers?

Posted: 08.02.2013

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...

More Minority Students in the Sciences

Posted: 08.02.2013

Did you know that Brown University has significantly increased the number of minority students in its life sciences doctoral programs over the last few years? With a grant from the National Institute for General Medical Sciences, Brown developed the Initiative to Maximize Student Development, a three-part strategy for increasing...