GirlCon encourages teen girls to explore tech careers and connections (TechRepublic) The event will be virtual again this year, opening it up to girls around the world who want to learn more about their opportunities in technology.
Women in Tech: "The impact you have on a daily basis is valuable" - JAXenter (JAXenter) We bring inspirational and powerful women in tech to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Emily Brand, Chief Architect at Red Hat.
Ask Chloé: Where to Begin In InfoSec (Security Boulevard) Dear Chloé, I’ve been looking into cybersecurity, but don’t know where to even begin. What are the first things a non-IT, non-InfoSec person should do or read to figure out where they belong?
The Tech Accelerator Propelling Minority And Female-Founded Startups To Success (Forbes) When it comes to investment, female and minority startup founders have long been underrepresented. While diversity in the venture funding ecosystem is improving, more needs to be done. Tech accelerator Expert DOJO has supported minority and female-founded tech companies, with amazing results.
Infosec: "we need somebody to help fill that gap today" - Delano - Luxembourg in English (Delano) Amazon senior risk manager in information security Krystina Gray talks about bridging employment gaps in information security, and why it's important to encourage women who are transitioning in their careers.
Cyber Defense Media Group Opens Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship Fund for Diversity and Inclusion for 2021 (Yahoo Finance) Cyber Defense Media Group (CDMG), who has launched our 9th annual cybersecurity community awards this year including Top 10 Women in Cybersecurity today announced that it has opened its annual Women in Cybersecurity scholarship program for entries.
Women in Tech: "Changing peoples’ assumptions is difficult" - JAXenter (JAXenter) We bring inspirational and powerful women in tech to your attention. Meet Ashley Miller, Senior Director of Engineering at Datadog.
New conference aims to increase the number of women in tech leadership | ZDNet (ZDNet) Gender parity in IT has to be at all levels -- including top management and leadership.
Kennesaw State professor uses platform to encourage women in STEM () Paola Spoletini recalls stepping into her first engineering course at Politecnico di Milano in Italy as one of the only female students among a class of 100. Equipped with decades of research experience and a platform through which she can connect with the next generation of STEM scholars, Spoletini now plays an active role in encouraging other women to take their seat at the table. A professor of software engineering in Kennesaw State University’s College of Computing and Software Engineering, Spoletini said she recognized her own passion for STEM at an early age.
Four tips on what women can do to enter (and stay in) the tech sector (Australian Financial Review) The scale of the problem around the lack of gender diversity in technology means companies and female candidates must act.
A Mother Develops Math And Tech Tutoring For Her Daughter, Turns It Into A Business (Forbes) When Ann Andrews noticed her daughter was losing ground in math while attending school remotely, she developed home-grown, small group tutoring classes. Now she's turned that into a business, making such instruction affordable for many more families.
Women in Tech: "The quest for diversity is an ongoing one" - JAXenter (JAXenter) Meet Chiamaka Okenwa, software engineer, International speaker and community organizer of unStack Africa and JVM Nigeria.
How Can We Increase Diversity in STEM? Support Students - Higher EducationHigher Education News and Jobs (Diverse Education) As college students graduating in a world defined by climate crisis and public health emergencies, we strongly believe that supporting talented young people from underrepresented groups in STEM (like us) is essential for our generation to tackle the challenges ahead.
Women in Tech: "Diversity, creativity, and innovation go together." - JAXenter (JAXenter) We bring inspirational women in tech to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Sigal Shaked, Co-Founder and CTO, Datomize.
Council Post: Cybersecurity Journeys: The Case For Gender Diversity In Cybersecurity (Forbes) Cyber is the new battle arena -- but all too often, I've found that most of the defenders are men. How can governments and business leaders change that?
Council Post: Four Easy Actions To Support Women In Tech (Forbes) Today, women make up 47% of all employed adults in the United States, but only 18% of computer science bachelor’s degrees are earned by women.
Cybersecurity skills gap calls for broadening training beyond technical degree - SiliconANGLE (SiliconANGLE) Cybersecurity skills gap calls for broadening training beyond technical degree - SiliconANGLE
Creating Space for Women in Technology (Women Love Tech) Careen Redman-Matthews from Instaclustr discusses how we can break down the barriers to see more women working in tech
Unlocking the Challenges Faced by Women in Technology (Analytics Insight) Artificial Intelligence provides an opportunity to counter the gender biases. A report states that only 27% of female respondents were considering a career in technology. To counter this, organizations must encourage their women in tech taking new roles and leadership.