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
By Julia Rulovo (Co-Founder, Solvate)
Nothing against Silicon Valley, but New York is officially where it’s at for aspiring women in digital.
Women run digital in New York. Mayor Bloomberg appointed Rachel Sterne as the city’s first Chief Digital Officer, and Jessica Lawrence was named the first Managing Director of the 18,000-member strong New York Tech Meetup.
Despite a fundraising environment that may never return to pre-2008 glory, it’s a golden time for women in media.
By Virgilia Singh (Co-Founder & Advisor, GenJuice)
It’s amazing how our lives can change by one move, one trip, one introduction, one experience, one passion, one love, one event, one goal, one year. Here is my timeline of events:
January 2010 — An overly-eager 22 year old, I just graduated from business school and aimlessly worked at my job at a consulting firm, constantly concocting ideas and sharing them with my friends while never actually working on them longer than the strategy phase.