Tag Archive: Twitter

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    by Angie Chang

    Top 10 Technovation Challenge World Pitch Teams Announced, Will Pitch Next Week at Twitter HQ in SF

    High school girls have prototyped game-changing mobile apps for the Technovation Challenge. The best teams will be flying in from all over the world – New York, Texas, Nigeria, Brazil and England – to compete on May 2 at the World Pitch 2013 event in San Francisco.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Over 600 girls from around the world competed in the Technovation Challenge this year – they built mobile apps to solve problems in their local communities around the world.

    On May 2, the top 10 regional finalists teams will pitch their ideas to venture capitalist judges at Technovation World Pitch 2013, held at Twitter’s headquarters on the evening of May 2 in San Francisco.

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    by Angie Chang

    18 Year-Old Gets Investment from Richard Branson: On Dropping Out and Leaning In

    I quickly realized that the best use of my time wasn’t in the classroom and that the “college experience” most people got from college apparently wasn’t in my life plans.

    By Stacey Ferreira (Co-Founder & VP, MySocialCloud)

    Just one day after I graduated high school, I packed my bags and moved from Phoenix, Arizona to Los Angeles, California. From a young age my parents taught me to save my money, but this summer – the summer before I would head off to college – I wanted to live a little: travel, make something and learn to be self-sufficient living on my own. So I went to the bank and got a debit card, and left home.

  3. heather-harde-2
    by Angie Chang

    Calling All Women 2.0 – We Need YOU To Be A Mentor

    “You should have had more women on that panel”

    By Heather Harde (Vice Chairman, sf.citi)

    “You didn’t have enough female-founder companies competing in the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt”… “You didn’t have enough women nominees for the Crunchies Awards”… “Your blog is not doing enough to advance women in technology”…

    These were all regular refrains I heard when I was the CEO of TechCrunch for five years.

  4. momblog
    by Angie Chang

    The Mommy Shift: A Tech-Savvy Re-Entry Strategy

    Lists of resources for busy moms to investigating what things have changed post-hiatus.

    By Melissa Llarena (CEO & Founder, Career Outcomes Matter)

    Any mom’s return to work can be successful and lasting. To accomplish these goals, a mom has to evaluate, prepare, and adjust her reentry plans based on market changes, role expectations and, of course, her own shift in mind set. Thus, changes relevant to the three categories diagrammed above, those in the: MARKET, ROLE, and MOM are the ones that matter most.