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Global Women in STEM Nonprofit Founder Meera Kaul Talks Gender Parity

By | Jul 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

Since a former Uber employee’s post documented harassment in February, enough offenses have risen to the surface of the tech community to prove that it has a long-held problem with sexual harassment. Most recently Dave McClure, founder of 500 Startups, has stepped down from his…

Women's issues

Why Don’t More Women Want to Work in Tech?

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

While equality in the workplace is slowly improving for women in general, the percentage of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers — particularly tech and engineering — is actually declining. In 2013, only 23 percent of U.S. computing jobs were held…

Reports & Rankings

Carnegie Mellon Tops List of ‘STEMinist’ Colleges [RANKINGS]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In the last two decades, we’ve seen decreased representation of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields – with only 15 percent of women pursuing STEM careers compared to 31 percent of men. In colleges across America, men continue to dominate STEM…

Entrepreneur

Girls in Tech Launches the Global Classroom

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Call it a new online learning platform that will connect girls across the world access to online courses, tools, and resources to help them improve their knowledge in STEM related fields. The platform is The Girls in Tech Global Classroom and it will launch this December….