A Mindset for Change: Problem-Solving with Girls in Tech CEO Adriana Gascoigne

Posted: 12.15.2016

By Parisa Bazl and Josh Calixto, Infor Amplify winner, Pandia Health, accepting the prize. The more entrenched a problem is, the more convoluted it can be to solve. We see this all the time in enterprise software. “Modernize this ERP platform” isn’t just a task, it’s an...

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Girls in Tech Board Updates: Sandy Carter (IBM) is Now Chairman, Plus 3 New Board Members

Posted: 10.11.2016

The Girls in Tech Board team continues to evolve as we progress and grow! We’re thrilled to have Sandy Carter, former Global GM of Ecosystem Development & Social Business Evangelism for IBM, take over as Chairman of the Board. In her new role, Sandy will leverage her leadership experience...

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Tweet to Get $1 Donated to Girls in Tech!

Posted: 10.03.2016

Today we kick off a very special partnership with SAP SuccessFactors. They’ve generously pledged $1 for every tweet that uses these two hashtags: #sconnect16 #All4GIT. This demonstrates SAP SuccessFactors’ solid commitment to empowering and encouraging women in tech around the globe! SAP SuccessFactors provides innovative technology solutions to help HR...

Welcome Sophia Mahfooz, Girls in Tech’s Director of Global Partnerships

Posted: 09.19.2016

Exciting news from Girls in Tech Corporate—we have a new head of Global Partnerships! Sophia Mahfooz just relocated to San Francisco from London. She will work to curate partnerships for Girls in Tech on a global scale, so we can scale with the right resources and support. What will...

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The Deepest Gratitude

Posted: 08.10.2016

Much has been said about the people you work with; how you’re only as strong as your team. For Girls in Tech, that’s certainly true, but for a global non-profit like us, it’s harder. The mountains we have to climb are steeper; our road is longer. We’re not a new...

What Would Happen “If Girls Ran the World?”

Posted: 07.28.2016

Powered by purpose, everydayhero®, a Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) company and innovative crowdfundraising platform, is bringing together thousands with its unique charity adventure, If Girls Ran the World, to collectively and virtually run around the world. Moved by the missions of charities that empower women and girls globally and to coincide...

Brand Lovers

Meet Brand Lovers, Winner of Girls in Tech’s Brazil Pitch Night

Posted: 07.25.2016

Brand Lovers was the big winner of Girls in Tech Brazil’s Lady Pitch Night! Learn about the platform, which uses artificial intelligence to review and recommend the best beauty products for your needs. Plus, see what the founder, Pollini Jorio, has to say about Brazil’s rapidly evolving tech scene,...

Women and Tech: The Facts and The Numbers

Posted: 07.23.2016

Adriana Gascoigne, founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, recently guest blogged for IBM about the low numbers of women in tech. You can read the full article here. For a summary, keep reading! Did you know: Women make up less than 20% of the tech workforce, worldwide? However,...

AMPLIFY Pitch Competition

AMPLIFY Women’s Pitch Night is Now Open for Applicants

Posted: 07.21.2016

AMPLIFY, Girls in Tech’s exclusive pitch night for female founded startups, and the world’s largest women’s startup pitch competition, is now open for applicants applying to its 2016 event. Any startup with at least one female founding member is welcome to apply for a chance to win seed funding,...

How to Start a Girls in Tech Chapter in Your City

Posted: 07.12.2016

Well, well. So, you’re interested in launching a Girls in Tech chapter in your city. If you’ve come this far, we’re assuming you’re passionate about technology, a natural leader and the type of person who can get things done. To back track just a bit… First, check our chapter list to...