HTC Chairwoman and Founder Cher Wang Donating... →
The CFC: Feminist POC Wikipedia Takeover! 3/15... →
crunkfeministcollective: Hello Friends! I am really excited to tell you about a project I am working on called Feminists Engage Wikipedia, where folks around the country sign into Wikipedia, edit certain entries and add new ones to counteract the very white straight cis able bodied western dude nature of…
We shouldn’t have to compromise our femininity to be taken seriously.– http://samihahazim.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/do-we-have-to-give-up-our-femininity/
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Calling All Geek Girls! Apply for the Huffington... →
world-shaker: jtotheizzoe: It’s well-established that women face social pressures that push them away from pursuing science as a life passion. It’s also well-established that women who do stay in science face discrimination all the way up the ladder. Women are 50 percent of the population but hold less than a quarter of STEM jobs. Young ladies, HuffPo has your back. Check it out: Dear Geek...
patrick miller writes about videogames: a quick... →
pattheflip: You may have seen this thing that Leigh Alexander and Ben Abraham started! I think it’s pretty neat, and I fully intend to make sure that whatever I link on Feb 1 is fully dripping in dismissive compliments. Lord knows I’ve seen plenty of my female colleagues wade through dozens and dozens of…
NoConformity: Who's online at 2am? →
Great insights with some very helpful resources at the bottom. noconformityco: There are an endless number of posts out there giving their perspective on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, how to run a startup, how to succeed, and all of that crap we heard from Tony Robbins. Once you announce you’re doing something in the tech world, the hangers come out of the woodwork…
Finally snagging a ticket to a Bay Area Geek Girl...
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espnW hack day →
equalitism: From the event description: This fall, ESPN will host its first public Hack event under the espnW brand in partnership with Stanford University. The espnW Hack Day event will bring women in technology — who also love sports — together to collaborate on mobile, digital and social products for sports fans and athletes. Taking place at Stanford on November 9-10.
Meet the Speakers for PDX GGD #3
Join us on November 14th for our third event! Aimee Fahey & Jenny Walsh will be discussing all things related to careers in technology; from how get an awesome job to how to climb the ladder and other secrets to success. Following Aimee & Jenny speaking there will be a Q&A session which we are currently accepting topics/questions for. Submit those via Twitter (@PDXGirlGeek) or...
del-fi: Ada Lovelace Day - Guest Post →
Another great blog post in honor of Ada Lovelace day del-fi: Guest post by Carolina Rossini (@carolinarossini) My Ada Lovelace Day Heroine: Marilia Rossini Many of my posts at EFF are focused on the details of international policy around copyrights, or policy laundering, or general expansion of intellectual property rights. But today…
Ask Ada: Unsolicited advice: How to get your tech... →
AWESOME new blog from some of our friends in the Tech LadyMafia! Ask some questions, get some answers. Share your knowledge, resources and experiences! askamafiosa: Every week, I talk to 2-3 people about: - What it’s like to work at my organization - How to best apply - What they should do to make sure a human sees their resume/they have their best chances They all come to me one of...
explore-blog: Trying Not To Be Evil – fascinating piece of motion graphics journalism from The Beast File examines Google’s ecosystem of products and investments. (↬ Show Us Your Clips)
“My willingness to talk about it is because I believe the way we’ll get more people into computer science and ultimately more women into computer science is by making it really clear that you can be yourself and don’t need to give up parts of yourself to succeed,” she said. “You can be into fashion and you don’t have to be the pasty white programmer with a pocket protector staying up all night.”...
Knight News Challenge Round 2: "Where are the... →
newschallenge: 1. What do you propose to do? [20 words] We are building a search engine that will identify, collect, and categorize female leaders in all industries in the US. 2. How will your project make data more useful? [50 words] We will aggregate user-generated and available data from online news,…
your ui sucks: Do we need a women-only tech space? →
Great thoughts from Alexia. What do you think? Do you think there should be a women only tech space? Would you use it? youruisucks: Last night I read Lighten Up, a blog post by a woman in tech, talking about how all the tiny insults build up, and how being told to “lighten up” is the inevitable result of her daring to complain. This morning I woke to a twitterstorm of controversy around...
Paving a Path for Girls on NYC’s Digital Frontier →
nycdigital: New York City is taking the lead in recognizing the enormous potential women present for the technology sector by encouraging girls to get involved in the field from an early age. “Information technology is a growth industry that changes almost every day,” says Geraldine Sweeney, senior associate commissioner of New York City’s Department of Information Technology &...
Help @VVanPetten prep for @PDXSW!
Help out a fellow lady geek, Vannessa VanPetten prep for Startup Weekend by completing the following survey. ATTN PINTEREST USERS: Would you mind filling out this 3 minute survey on how you use Pinterest? I am pitching a start-up idea at Start-Up Weekend Portland and would love to gather some user opinions before going in! ...