podcasts for women

New Year Motivation: 5 Podcasts for Women in STEM

Posted: 01.02.2018

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to shake things up and get motivated. A great way to do this is to listen to podcasts – they’re informative and interesting…and probably a better use of your commute time than a yawn-inducing top-40 station. Not sure where to start?...

Holiday Books for the Rock Star Women in Your Life

Posted: 12.04.2017

If you’re wondering what to get the amazing girlfriends, mentors and leaders in your circle for the holidays, consider a book. Thought-provoking, timeless and affordable, you can’t go wrong. Check out some of the newest titles to hit bookshelves and online stores. Power Up: How Smart Women Win in the...

Q&A with Julia Hartz, CEO and Co-Founder, Eventbrite

Posted: 11.13.2017

Let’s just say it: Julia Hartz amazes us. She’s an entrepreneur, investor, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite, the event platform that powers more than three million events around the world annually. She’s built a reputation for being a rock star leader and a relentless advocate for women in tech,...

gender diversity at work

Redefining Diversity: Workplaces That Are Doing It Right

Posted: 11.06.2017

Diversity: we all have something to say about it, but are companies actually doing anything about it? Whether you’re searching for a new place to work or you’re just wondering if any large corporation truly cares about its employees (good news: they do!), we’ve put together some info just...

How to Support Other Women at Work

Posted: 10.26.2017

Making your way to the top is tough for anyone, but especially for women. Just over 4 percent of Fortune 500s are run by women, despite research that shows that companies rich in gender diversity are 15 percent more likely to deliver better financial returns. Happening in parallel, women at...

gender diversity in tech

Can These Tools Help Fix These the Tech Industry’s Diversity Challenges?

Posted: 09.04.2017

There’s non-stop debate in Silicon Valley, and throughout the tech industry in general, about the root cause of tech’s gender diversity challenge. Company executives and employees alike debate whether it’s a talent pipeline issue or a culture issue, but one thing most agree on is that diversity and gender...

Girls in Tech Celebrates 10 years. Help us enable girls and women around the world to pursue their dreams while you pursue yours

Posted: 08.31.2017

Ten years ago, I was eager to join the tech industry when I made my way to Silicon Valley. The only problem was everyday, I’d go to work and be the only woman. Besides feeling isolated, I know that without the female perspective, without 50% of the population’s voice,...

Girls in Tech Hacking 4 Humanity Hits San Francisco

Posted: 07.19.2017

Girls in Tech Hacking 4 Humanity is a hackathon inspired by social good. The concept: bring the best creative people, technical folks and design thinkers together to see what social problems they can hack over a two-day event. Hacking 4 Humanity is making its way around the globe; San...

Sexual harassment in Silicon Valley

Open Letter: What We Can Do About Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

Posted: 07.11.2017

I’ve been watching the news closely this past week as so many courageous women have come forward to talk about the sexual harassment they’ve experienced from male venture capitalists. I’m appalled and shaken by allegations in Katie Benner’s NYT piece that point to several prominent men in the VC space...

Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference

2017 Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference Recap

Posted: 06.29.2017

And, that’s a wrap! The Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference, our largest annual event, was held last week in San Francisco, June 20-22. The event brought together more than 800 women in tech and top-tier speakers, allowing for intimate networking opportunities and the crux of the event: short, Tedx-style...