The Future is Female: 6 Takeaways From the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference

Posted: 06.20.2018

By Alandea Waidler and Stefanie Hulbert. For the past 20 years, women have held fewer than 25 percent of jobs in tech — yet we make up half the workforce. That was the opening statement that kicked off the sixth annual Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference in San Francisco last week. The event is hosted by...

Last chance to get your tickets to see SpaceX, Salesforce, Stitch Fix & NASA Execs at Catalyst!

Posted: 06.07.2018

Looking for your career's next step? Look no further than the Catalyst Conference, June 13-14. Whether you’re just starting out as a woman in tech, or a female founder with years under her career belt, join us for two incredible days, packed full of raw, authentic “TED talk” style presentations from...

EUROPEAN WAX CENTER SEEKS TO END THE UNJUST “PINK TAX” ON PRODUCTS MARKETED TO WOMEN WITH #AXTHEPINKTAX CAMPAIGN

Posted: 03.20.2018

Many women may not know it, but, they face inequalities in every purchase of their favorite shampoo, deodorant and other beauty basics. The infamous "Pink Tax" is an added amount women are charged for basic products or services, including body wash, laundry services, conditioner and more. Now, European Wax...

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,...

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...

Iconic Fashion Designer & Founder Rebecca Minkoff to Take the Stage at Girls in Tech Catalyst

Posted: 04.11.2017

Iconic fashion designer, founder and passionate advocate for women in business. These are just a few of the reasons why we admire Rebeccca Minkoff, the tenacious, self-made designer. And, we’re proud to announce that she’ll be taking the stage at Girls in Tech Catalyst 2017, our largest annual event. You...

Closing the Gender Gap in STEM Fields

Posted: 03.17.2017

By Cassie Phillips When it comes to studying STEM subjects at school, male and female students perform equally well. Unfortunately, this parity doesn’t always carry over into the professional world where there is a significant gender gap in the science and technology workforces. As important as it is to investigate...

Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference Returns to San Francisco

Posted: 02.21.2017

The Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference is back—and its returning to the hub of entrepreneurship and tech, San Francisco. Join us for three incredible days of raw, gritty, authentic “TedX-style” presentations from some of the most revered women in tech and business. This will be the “largest intimate” tech...

Meet SVIP Intern Grace Chen

Posted: 10.19.2016

The SVIP program facilitates paid one-year internships in Silicon Valley for software graduates around the world. This is a series of interviews with the latest round of SVIP interns to hit Silicon Valley. First up, Grace Chen.   Where are you from? I grew up in Taiwan and went to university...

State of Women in Technology Survey Results: Trump, Hillary, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and More

Posted: 09.21.2016

Thanks to VentureBeat and AsAm News for their early coverage In order to continue advocating for social change in technology -- fighting for salary parity, encouraging girls to pursue careers in tech, and increase advancement of women in leadership roles, amongst other issues -- Girls in Tech will be conducting a...