Nidhi Gupta Hired

Interview with Nidhi Gupta, SVP of Engineering, Hired

Posted: 02.02.2017

Nidhi Gupta from Hired is one incredible leader. She spoke to us about her early days in engineering, why she chose to continue working after she had a baby, and why she loves to see a business grow. It's clear she leads her life with conviction and purpose. Her...

Rosie the IT Worker

Meet Rosie the IT Worker

Posted: 01.26.2017

Who isn’t familiar with Rosie the Riveter, the iconic image of the strong women of the World War II era? Well, Rosie is back again, but this time around she’s leading app development teams, she’s an Internet of Things guru, a cyber security consultant and an IT ops whiz....

Confidence in the Workplace: Fake it ‘til Ya Make It?

Posted: 01.23.2017

Confidence is just as much a learned skill as it is something you’re lucky to have in your personal toolbox. And often, it starts with faking it. Pretending you have confidence and acting the part can do wonders for your workplace interactions (and—your confidence!) Here’s how to get started. Don’t...

Girls in Tech 10-Year Anniversary: Celebrating Decades of Achievements for Women in Tech

Posted: 01.05.2017

2017 marks Girls in Tech’s 10-year anniversary of founding. We’re proud of our decade of achievements, but we also want to take this year to reflect on historical accomplishments  of all women throughout technology. In honor of these irreplaceable moments, we’ve created a visual of some of the groundbreaking...

Hey, Men! Here’s 6 Ways You Can Support Women in Tech

Posted: 12.19.2016

We asked, “What can men do to support women in tech?” and the responses came in like a tidal wave. Women from all backgrounds and career stages spoke up and shared honest opinions about what they truly need from male leaders and male counterparts to succeed. The result? A...

How Powerful Women Could Help Encourage More Women to Get into STEM

Posted: 12.13.2016

By Ellie Martin The unfortunate reality today is that women are underrepresented in tech. Only 15% of computer science majors at universities are women. That figure increases slightly in the workforce, with women holding 24% of STEM jobs, but the higher you look within a company, the fewer women there...

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...

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...

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...