To change the demographics of the tech industry, we have to get rid of tired and incorrect assumptions like these.
Arduinos, circuits, and… robots? Women entrepreneurs push boundaries of devices, hardware startups.
On practicing her startup pitch and meeting the Vice President of the United States.
By Pooja Sankar (Founder & CEO, Piazza)
I received an email with an image attachment inviting me to meet the Vice President and his wife Dr. Jill Biden at a reception at their official residence in Washington, DC. All I needed to do was RSVP with my social security number. Hah! What kind of idiot falls for that?
But whoever put this together had done a nice job on the invitation, which looked very professional and contained none of the usual misspellings. So I showed it to
20% of women with math and science degrees work in a related field.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Girls are smarter than boys, the infographic below states. Studies show that at an early age, girls are smarter than boys.
But girls question their ability, losing confidence and self-esteem from elementary years to their teens – even into college.
20% of female computer science students question whether they should be there. Then – only 20% of women with a degree in math or science even work in a related field. So when we ask, “Where are the women in the maths and sciences?” – now
Solid business skills sold with each box of Girl Scout Cookies!
By Geri Stengel (Founder, Ventureneer)
When you sign up for a box of Thin Mints or Samoas, do you realize that you just helped an entrepreneur-in-training? And that she and the 100-year-old Girl Scout organization may have some ideas that could help your business. Every year, Girl Scout troops across the nation set up small businesses and learn some timeless lessons in basic entrepreneurship.
Maybe that’s why more than two-thirds of US Congresswomen have “Girl Scout” on their resumes and 80% of women business owners were Girl Scouts.