Diversity in Tech

7 Tips for Women in Tech to Stand Out

26 Feb , 2015  

Code Berkeley

Michael Choi, founder and chief instructor of Coding Dojo, a coding bootcamp in Seattle and San Francisco, wrote a commentary for Fortune with tips for women in tech to break through the male-dominated programming and developing fields. In writing about the tech gender gap, Choi noted: As Google… recently revealed, women make up only 17% […]

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Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech

A Room of One’s Own…To Code

13 Feb , 2015  

GirlsWhoCode

The Oakland Public Library’s Dimond Branch now has Girls Who Code, a free weekly program for girls in 6th to 12th grade. Instructor Ian McKellar, a Google Senior Software Engineer, teaches skills to create websites and apps as well as develop leadership and marketing skills. The Girls Who Code Club meets Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. […]

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Diversity in Tech

Is This What Newsweek Thinks of Women in Tech?

6 Feb , 2015  

Newsweek

In the recent Newsweek article about women in Silicon Valley, writer Nina Burleigh shows us the dark side of what some women in technology have faced: few prospects for getting investors, a lack of mentors, a bro culture where sexism is not only rampant but many times accepted. It seems the adage of “boys being […]

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