Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

International Women’s Day 2017: Who are the inspirational women in today’s Google Doodle?

8 Mar , 2017  

The multi-part illustration celebrates 13 remarkable women from different walks of life To celebrate International Women’s Day, Google has put together a Doodle slideshow. The Google Doodle features 13 “female pioneers” – not all of whom are household names although each enjoyed great success in their chosen fields. It features a little girl whose grandmother tells her “the best bedtime story ever” […]

Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

Women in Tech Festival 2017 (2-day event)

5 Mar , 2017  

When we invest in women, we invest in our future. That’s the power of the She Economy and Women in Tech   Join us for TWO amazing days to inspire, empower, and support women in tech! Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in tech, STEM, and business careers who work to inspire, […]

Around the Bay, Education, Tech Life

Work Local Awards Shine Light on Local Business

20 Apr , 2016  

Work Local Awards 2016

Code Berkeley has partnered with Localwise, the local job community, for the 2016 Work Local Awards, happening April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Port Kaiser Center in Oakland. The Work Local Awards shine a light on the best San Francisco Bay Area businesses. Out of more than 1,000 nominations, 48 of the […]

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Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

Nas Teams Up With General Assembly To Integrate The Tech Community

10 Sep , 2015  

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By ZO via OkayPlayer Nas‘ Queensbridge Venture Partners project will seek to integrate an overwhelmingly white and Asian tech community as it partners with NYC private technical school General Assembly in an effort to raise both money and awareness for a less porcelain complected pool of candidates. The initiative will be funded in part by Google, […]

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Education

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

6 Feb , 2015  

Move over Facebook and Twitter. There are alternative social media tools to use in the classroom. Leila Meyer, who writes for Campus Technology, has collected 6 social media tools and their uses for the hybrid and online classroom teachers. (click here for her complete article) Diigo lets users bookmark Web pages from any browser or […]

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Education

9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015

6 Feb , 2015  

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Five IT leaders identify the hottest trends in higher education technology today. From analytics to badges for MOOCs, to gamification, to 3D printing, here’s what should be on teacher and student radar this year. (read more…)