‘Disrupt’ is a word that gets thrown around often in entrepreneurial and tech startup communities. But in order to disrupt an industry or market, you have to first disrupt yourself.
By Jasmine Gao (Data Strategist, Bitly & Fellow, Enstitute)
“You always have to do something that puts you in a zone you don’t know. Someone once told me that growth and comfort do not coexist, and I think it’s a really good thing to remember.”
- Ginni Rometty, the Chairman and CEO of IBM
Get Introduced To Startup Ecosystem Leaders At PITCH NYC 2012 – NY Tech Meetup, 85 Broads, Girl Develop It, Springboard Enterprises, Pipeline Fellowship, Startup Weekend, Girls Who Code, Golden Seeds
Representatives from organizations will be attending PITCH NYC 2012.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
We are a little more than a week away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York – a full day of successful women entrepreneurs speaking about starting up and going big!
Along with mentoring at lunchtime, we will be introduced to the startup ecosystem in New York on November 14 during lunch by:
Girls paired up to complete their final projects, from mobile apps to computer games.
By Grace Nasri (Managing Editor, FindTheBest)
The first inaugural class of Girls Who Code graduated last Thursday after the 8-week summer crash course in technology and computer science. From about 100 applicants, 20 girls from underserved high schools across New York were chosen to participate in the summer program supported by big-name backers
If this next group of girls can walk out feeling like they rule, then there is no doubt you are looking at the next generation of young women in the tech world.
By Joanne Wilson (Blogger & Angel Investor, Gotham Gal)
Please meet the next generation of the tech world – these lovely young women sitting in a room in Chelsea learning how to code, think big and become engineers.
Her passion for getting girls interested in technology and reaching across the divide is impressive – and she is making a difference doing what she talks about.