12:47 pm, August 2nd | by Grace Rasmus
NASA’s second-in-command says there is still a long way to go in order to close the agency’s gender gap. According to associate administrator Lori Garver, NASA definitely needs more women among its ranks.
12:30 pm, July 2nd | by Colette McIntyre
“When clients or potential partners or vendors meet me, it’s always interesting because they first assume, ‘Oh, she’s probably in the sales or marketing side of the company’ because I’m a woman. They don’t assume I’m the one in charge.”
6:30 pm, April 29th | by Colette McIntyre
The paucity of women in STEM fields is well-documented. Everything from innate characteristics of the female brain to middle school gender biases have been given as reasons for the underrepresentation of ladies in science, technology, engineering, and math jobs; a Tumblr called “Tech Companies That Only Hire Men” has another: the STEM job ads themselves.
12:30 pm, November 8th | by Beth Devin, Manilla.com
At Manilla, we’ve been fortunate to add several new team members in the last month. The great news is that many are women who are new to technology careers. (In fact, three of the women are still going to college and working part-time.) I realized this was a wonderful opportunity to learn more about women who are just getting started with their careers in technology. How did they get here? What attracted them to a technology career? What challenges have they encountered? I talked to seven young women at Manilla to see what I could learn that might apply more broadly to the challenge of getting more gender diversity in tech. Here were the key takeaways.
3:30 pm, October 24th | by Sarah Devlin
We recently had the opportunity to speak with the smart and fascinating founder of Panorama Software, Rony Ross, who talked about taking her business from an Israeli-based consulting firm to a global product that was eventually acquired by Microsoft — all by herself.
12:30 pm, October 10th | by Sarah Devlin
Perhaps you are already an expert in careers in the sciences, but we suspect that there are plenty of organizations doing groundbreaking work in the sciences that most people have never heard of. Here are ten women with awesome jobs in a range of fields, proving that making a living as a scientist doesn’t have to be about being stuck in a lab.
11:30 am, September 27th | by Beth Devin, Manilla.com
My first experience at a “Women Who Code” meetup.