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A Global Platform for STEM Education

Posted: 06.14.2016

As an organization dedicated to empowering and educating women on a worldwide scale, Girls in Tech possesses natural synergies with other organizations with the same values, and an ability to cast a global net. The UN Foundation is one example. It’s an international organization with the reach—and vision—to tackle...

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Girls in Tech is Going to Cuba!

Posted: 06.10.2016

Pack your sunglasses and get ready for a mojito. Girls in Tech is curating a select group of people in the technology industry and U.S. entrepreneur community, and whisking them away to Cuba for enjoy intimate discussions, to gain an education about Cuba, and the high-growth business opportunities there. Wait,...

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CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Posted: 06.06.2016

On June 1, Hightail hosted an exclusive screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, a documentary that explores the lack of female and minority software engineers in Silicon Valley and shows how this gap can be closed. This isn’t just another film. In fact, CODE was almost uncomfortably real. The...

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Girls in Tech Catalyst 2016 Video

Posted: 05.24.2016

Catalyst is Girls in Tech’s largest event of the year. As a three-day event designed to celebrate women and provide a platform for candid discussions, it brings together women at all career levels and from all corners of the globe. Catalyst attracts luminary speakers from Silicon Valley who speak...

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The XX Factor in Tech

Posted: 05.12.2016

By Mai Ling Chan M.S., CCC-SLP Mai Ling Chan is CEO and CoFounder of YappGuru.com, Speech-Language Pathologist, and self-proclaimed tech crusader in the special education space. I recently had the privilege of attending The Catalyst Conference, Phoenix, AZ, a 3-day event focused on “Celebrating The Most Innovative Women in the World”....

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Girls in Tech Partners with Silicon Valley Startup to Offer Free Office Space to Underrepresented Minority Groups

Posted: 05.12.2016

Girls in Tech is honored to partner with Traction Labs, a startup based in San Francisco that has generously decided to offer free office space to underrepresented founders like women. Having a strong network and being located in an innovation hub like San Francisco is a game-changer for an early...

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London is Bursting with Tech Innovation. Want to Be a Part of It?

Posted: 05.09.2016

Something special is happening in London. For the last five years, there’s been a steady momentum building within the tech community there. Today, the London tech ecosystem has not only established roots in East London’s Tech City, also known as the Silicon Roundabout, it’s taking off. London is steadily...

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Takeaways from the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference, Part III

Posted: 04.25.2016

This is the third and final post in a series of blogs focused on the key takeaways from the Catalyst Conference. Need to catch up? Read the first post here, or the second one here. There is no such thing as balance (Unless you work for Basecamp! Mercedes De Luca, COO...

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Key Takeaways from the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference, Part II

Posted: 04.22.2016

This is the second post in a series of blogs that will share key moments and takeaways from the Catalyst Conference. Check out the first one here! Visualize your way to success. Pop-up meditation studios didn’t exist twenty years ago. Yet, several speakers at Catalyst mentioned that they practice daily...

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Key Takeaways from the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference, Part I

Posted: 04.21.2016

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will share key moments and takeaways from the Catalyst Conference. Three days, 300 attendees and too many insightful and empowering moments to count. The Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference took over Phoenix for a second time, April 17-19,...