Tag Archive: Jennifer McFadden

  1. marissamayer
    by Angie Chang

    Marissa Mayer For President

    Isn’t it funny how that “How do they do it?” question is never really “How does HE do it?” This is particularly frustrating to those women, like myself, who ARE doing it.

    By Jennifer McFadden (Co-Founder, Skillcrush)

    We, at Skillcrush, salute the inimitable Marissa Mayer as she takes on her new role as CEO of Yahoo! We can’t think of a better, more fierce, and overall awesome lady to take hold of the reins.

    She not only has some serious experience in engineering and operations; but also excels at design and product, and has deep domain expertise in location-based services and mobile.

    All skills that make her the perfect fit to lead Yahoo! back from the brink. Of course, that’s not ALL we have to say

  2. ipad-daisythedinosaur
    by Angie Chang

    Kid Hackers!

    The newest addition to the “coding for kids” movement, Hopscotch is a great female-led company.

    By Jennifer McFadden (Co-Founder, Skillcrush)

    Why should adults get to have all the fun when it comes to learning to code? Tons of new resources are available to get kids started down the path toward becoming web crafters and coders. We’ve gathered our favorites just for you.

    The goal of these sites isn’t really to teach kids how to code; but, rather, to teach them critical thinking, math skills, problem solving, creativity and perseverance. These are the tools you need to be a programmer!

    Most of the sites below teach programming using