Tag Archive: Allyson Kapin

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    by Angie Chang

    Women Who Tech Telesummit (May 23)

    Women 2.0 members save 20% on tickets to Women Who Tech telesummit with discount code “Women2”.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Our CEO Shaherose Charania will be a speaker in the 4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit (WWT). You are invited to join thought-provoking discussions led by the most passionate and talented women in tech, startups, and social media including startup investor Joanne Wilson, WordPress usability expert Jane Wells of Automattic, Shireen Mitchell of Digital Sistas, Elisa Camahort Page of BlogHer, Kaliya Hamlin of She’s Geeky and many more.

    Women 2.0 members save 20% with discount code “Women2” when you register here. Scholarship opportunities are available! Use the contact form here to inquire about scholarships.

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    by Angie Chang

    Can Tech Companies Continue To Innovate With No Women At The Table?

    Having women at the boardroom table or as executives can significantly increase companies’ profits.

    By Allyson Kapin (Founder, Women Who Tech)

    Women dominate social networks, according to the latest Nielsen report. This is not news. Women have been ruling social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and social gaming platforms for the past few years. Women also bring in half or more of the income in 55% of U.S. households. And women ages 50 and older control a net worth of $19 trillion and own more than three-fourths of the nation’s financial wealth, according to MassMutual Financial Group. Simply put, women are influential and drive the economy.

    Yet when it comes to the boards of directors

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    by Angie Chang

    Huffington Post Lists Top 27 Women in Tech to Follow on Twitter

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Yesterday on the Huffington Post, this time the readers picked “27 Women in Tech You Need to Follow on Twitter.”

    These names are a response to the previous list of best women in tech to follow on Twitter that was posted by the Huffington Post a few days ago.

    Here is the list of top women, chosen by the readers:

    #1 — Padmasree Warrior is the chief technology