On Equal Pay Day, GoldieBlox launches a “this is your brain on engineering” commercial to promote its girl-focused toys that inspire a future in STEM.
Tag Archive: Female Engineers
We don’t celebrate women going into Product Management. Instead, we say female PMs don’t feel comfortable going into pure technology.
The president of SpaceX opened our conference with a lively, punchy keynote that reminded us how to empower ourselves and others. Here’s what we learned from her.
Sample size matters.
By Tess Rinearson (Sophomore, Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science)
“This Marine Infantry Course Proved Too Much For Its First Two Women Applicants.”
“Female Lieutenants Flunk Marine Corps’ Fierce Infantry Training.”
“Second Female Marine Fails Grueling Infantry Officer Course.”
Software engineer Tracy Chou answers the Quora question “What are some particularly female engineer-friendly companies to work for in San Francisco?”
By Tracy Chou (Software Engineer, Pinterest)
It’s the first place, in school or professionally, that I’ve not been aware or made aware of my gender, ever, in any situation. I don’t feel like a female engineer.
I’m just an engineer, and I’m expected and empowered to do great work like every other engineer on the team.