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Four easy steps to fix the leaky pipeline

The “leaky pipeline problem” is a commonly-used metaphor for the way women disappear from tech careers. The metaphor is that if you pour water (young girls) into a pipe, and it leaks along its length (girls and women exit the area at various times), very little water (professional women leaders) will emerge at the end of the pipeline. 850 more words

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[Opinion] Few Women Speakers At Microsoft's "Most Comprehensive Technology Event”

By Wendy Widom

CHICAGO (CBS) — What do you do when you discover that Microsoft Ignite – hosted in Chicago, attended by 23,000 people and billed by Microsoft as its “largest and most comprehensive technology event” – had only about 12 percent women speakers? 480 more words

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On Being a (Young) Woman in Technology

I woke up at 6am for a call the other day only to open my email and be greeted by a note from a senior sales executive. 1,054 more words

Use your brain, not your eyes

Recently, the story of Elizabeth Bentivegna sprawled across my feed.  And with it, commentary about whether people would or wouldn’t hire her based on her outfit, whether the “real” reason she wasn’t hired was because she was late, and a lot of whining about those annoying entitled Millennials and her “inappropriate” response on Facebook. 916 more words

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Women: Are You Giving Yourself Credit?

“Studies show that women don’t give themselves enough credit — they undervalue their ability and intellect while men overstate them. You can see why that culture can be off-putting for women.” 269 more words

How my degree in Engineering saved my life

Do you believe in the butterfly effect?

I think that effect started the day I chose to apply for the Information Technology Engineering School, maybe before. 2,671 more words

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Weaving Women’s Stories and Campus Histories

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For the past l8 months Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) and Kennesaw State University (KSU) have been busy attempting to weave together their programs, curriculum, and student organizations for the new KSU. 3,646 more words

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