What Got Us Talking at Women 2.0 This Week
Will women entrepreneurs rule 2014? Absolutely, according to the contents of our latest reading guide.
By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)
This week’s reading guide is a mixed bag of good news and bad for women in tech. There are some encouraging new stats about educational attainment, mind-bending innovations to exploit, and a great post highlighting why this is going to be a breakout year for female founders. But other articles point out persistent problems like online harassment and discouraging stereotypes.
The take away from it all? There’s lots to do. Let’s get to work!
- Is the gadget world ready for curved glass? Fast Company on why a new type of glass unveiled at CES this week changes everything.
- Women are kicking even more butt at college.
- 2014 is set to be a breakout year for women entrepreneurs for a whole lotta reasons.
- The future of tech-enabled dating: super creepy or not?
- The route to more creativity in advertising runs straight through hiring more women, writes Cindy Gallop.
- 72.5% of online harassment complaints come from women. Time to make the Internet more female-friendly.
- You can be an awesome programmer and still not feel like a “hacker.”
What got you talking this week?
Jessica Stillman (@entrylevelrebel) is an editor at Women 2.0 and a freelance writer with interests in unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of work. She writes a daily column for Inc.com, contributes regularly to Forbes and has blogged for CBS MoneyWatch, GigaOM and Brazen Careerist, among others.
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