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Women in Virtual Reality – The Top Women to Watch in VR

Posted: 11.29.2016

Virtual reality is an exploding industry, predicted to close out its first billion-dollar year in 2016. Its impact is much farther reaching than just entertainment. From medical therapies and marketing to construction and interactive shopping experiences, VR is transforming the way we live, play, work and shop. 2016 has...

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Top Quotes of the Night from Girls in Tech’s AMPLIFY Women’s Pitch Night

Posted: 11.29.2016

Girls in Tech’s AMPLIFY Women’s Pitch Night, an annual pitch event dedicated to female-founded startups, was November 16. The evening included 10 startup finalists, who put on some impressive pitch presentations, as well as several keynote speakers. Here are the top soundbites from the incredible event, a mix of...

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African American Women in Tech: an Uphill Battle

Posted: 10.27.2016

One million STEM jobs are coming down the pipeline in America in just the next decade alone. Yet it’s clear we don’t have the talent in our own backyard to fill those roles. Girls in Tech isn’t the only organization racing to funnel more women in STEM careers and...

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A New Strategy for Retaining Females in STEM Classes: Show Them They Belong

Posted: 10.06.2016

If you’re trying to figure out whether the needle is being nudged along for the progress of women in STEM fields, frankly, it’s debatable. After all, we’re talking numbers here. Some news outlets release the most cynical reports; others are a bit more optimistic. The latest: Sheryl Sandberg and...

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The Leading Ladies of STEM: Giving a Voice to Women in the Sciences

Posted: 02.01.2016

Ask any young girl in the U.S. today to name the top five leading ladies in Hollywood and they’re likely to recite with ease a complete and accurate list in less than sixty seconds. But ask them to come up with five names of past and present notable females...

Why ‘Girls’ and not ‘Women’?

Posted: 10.01.2015

Girls in Tech recently engaged in an email exchange with some women who were offended by the use of the word 'Girls' in "Girls in Tech" and 'Lady' in "Lady Pitch Night". We apologized to these women for any misunderstanding or offensiveness caused. We also wanted to provide insight...

Why The World Needs More Women In Tech

Posted: 08.20.2015

Thanks to Next Generation, we can clearly see why Women in Tech is mandatory in the world. From the percentage of computing jobs held by women in the US, to showcasing which tech companies have the most male colleagues, the below infographic sure helps put things in perspective. Take...

A Chat With Shira Weinberg :: Managing Director – Tel Aviv

Posted: 06.18.2015

HI Shira! Thank you for joining us and letting the world know about one of our fabulous Tel Aviv M.D.'s Can you tell us where you are originally from and how you feel the women in tech climate differs from that of other countries?  I am from Israel and I Co-Manage...

It Was Never a Dress Campaign Launches at Girls in Tech’s Catalyst Conference

Posted: 04.30.2015

Girls in Tech​ is in full support of partner Axosoft​'s new campaign which was launched at #CatalystConference Phoenix: It was NEVER a dress! #Itwasneveradress is an invitation to shift perceptions and assumptions about women and the audacious, sensitive, and powerful gestures they make every single day. In science, technology,...

The Future of Women in Tech is Hanging in the Balance

Posted: 04.24.2015

Written by Jarret Moses, Infusionsoft Technology has been used as a truly universal conduit for positive change. It has literally given a voice to the voiceless and hope to the hopeless; However, even with all technology has done for us, we have only scratched the surface. All things, even nature,...