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Girl on a Mission

Fmr Silicon Valley Venture Partner Launches Educational Startup To Eliminate Shame Around Sex

Fmr Silicon Valley Venture Partner Launches Educational Startup To Eliminate Shame Around Sex

When we think of the cultural landscape around sex in the US today, we see increasing amounts of polarization. Whether it is an unhealthy pornification on one end of the […]

Boys We Like, Entertainment

New Graphic Novel ‘Silicon Heroes’ Created To Inspire The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

New Graphic Novel ‘Silicon Heroes’ Created To Inspire The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

When we think of cultural icons we conjure up images of pop stars, celebrities, athletes and even reality stars. Rarely do we envision STEM industry creators and founders, although perhaps […]

Boys We Like

Male Angel Investor Declares He Will Only Invest In Startups With Female Founders

Male Angel Investor Declares He Will Only Invest In Startups With Female Founders

A conservative estimate of the number of female-founded startups that successfully secure funding, vs male-founded ones sits at below 10%. In a study that looked at over 6000 tech companies […]

Boys We Like, Working Women

Chinese E-Com Giant Alibaba’s Secret To Success Is A High No. Of Female Employees

Chinese E-Com Giant Alibaba’s Secret To Success Is A High No. Of Female Employees

A quick look at the numbers of women in some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies (Google, Yahoo, Facebook, etc) show an average high of 30%. When it comes to […]

Working Women

‘Women Of Silicon Valley’ Is The Movement We Have Needed In Tech For A LONG Time

‘Women Of Silicon Valley’ Is The Movement We Have Needed In Tech For A LONG Time

It has been called the new ‘Humans of New York‘ after the photo blog series that documents stories of everyday New Yorkers. But the ‘Women of Silicon Valley’ blog is […]

Interviews, Working Women

Women In Tech Summit Taking Female Representation In STEM To The Next Level

Women In Tech Summit Taking Female Representation In STEM To The Next Level

In 2013 the Atlantic published an article stating some pretty dismal facts about women in the tech world. They claimed although 57% of the workforce in the US is make […]

Boys We Like

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Discusses The Tech Gender Gap

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Discusses The Tech Gender Gap

The gender divide in the tech industry is glaringly obvious. With all the recent diversity reports being released by every major tech co from Google, Facebook, Linkedin, Indiegogo, Yahoo, and […]

Working Women

Indiegogo & Pandora Have More Female Employees Than Most Tech Companies

Indiegogo & Pandora Have More Female Employees Than Most Tech Companies

Tech is an area that is sorely lacking diversity. When Google first released their diversity report in May 2014, other major Silicon Valle luminaries decided to follow suit, including Facebook, […]

Politics, Working Women

Gaza Strip Becomes Unlikely Hotspot For Female Entrepreneurs

Gaza Strip Becomes Unlikely Hotspot For Female Entrepreneurs

When you think of women in startups or emerging female entrepreneurs, you don’t automatically think of an area like the Gaza Strip. You think of Silicon Valley, or even “Silicon […]

Interviews

Teen Girls: The New Generation Of Coders Taking Over The Tech World

Teen Girls: The New Generation Of Coders Taking Over The Tech World

In case you haven’t noticed, the tech industry is booming like nobody’s business. And it’s booming because it is no longer the older white male exclusive group it used to […]

Working Women

Meet The New Head Of Youtube & Your New Tech Hero: Susan Wojcicki

Meet The New Head Of Youtube & Your New Tech Hero: Susan Wojcicki

Attention all tech women, meet your new silicon valley hero: Susan Wojcicki. Can’t pronounce her last name? Don’t worry, it won’t be long before she becomes a household name in […]

Entertainment, Working Women

Why Marissa Mayer Is Defying Tech Critics Left, Right & Center At Yahoo!

Why Marissa Mayer Is Defying Tech Critics Left, Right & Center At Yahoo!

If there was ever a more controversial and talked about CEO in the world of tech, it is Yahoo!’s Marissa Mayer. She famously started her new job at the silicon […]