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New Recruitment Strategies At GitHub, Etsy Attract Female Engineers

When developer Julie Ann Horvath sat down for her first one-on-one meeting with her new boss, GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner, he asked her an intriguing question: If you had money to support women in technology, what would you do?<p>For Horvath, who grew up in a community where few young people went to …

HOWTO recruit and retain women in tech workplaces

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How Etsy Grew their Number of Female Engineers by Almost 500% in One Year

At First Round Capital, we spend a lot of time and resources supporting our technical leadership from across our 170+ companies.<p>We're uniquely …

Hire More Women In Tech

An Open Letter on Feminism In Tech

<i>Editor’s Note: From time to time we publish special features outside of our normal editorial schedule. This is an open letter from a group of women</i> …

Gender equality remains a Silicon Valley sore spot

For those of you who are not in the know (and you really should be) Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire and …

3 Ways Women Can Overcome the Sexist Contradictions of Dressing 'Professionally'

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What It's Like Raising Money As A Woman In Silicon Valley

<i>Editor’s note: We don’t publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception. I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories she had to tell about her dealings with mostly male investors. Like</i> …

Silicon Valley is cool and powerful. But where are the women?

When a company co-founder and CEO took the stage at a tech startup pitching contest in Silicon Valley recently, the last thing she had on her mind was her gender. Yet as she made her way to the stage to deliver a carefully practiced pitch for investment funding, not all the audience were …

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Silicon Valley’s sexist brogrammer culture is locking women out of tech

There might not be anything inherently masculine about computer and software programming, but over the years, the profession has been dominated by …

Julie Ann Horvath Describes Sexism And Intimidation Behind Her GitHub Exit

The exit of engineer Julie Ann Horvath from programming network GitHub has sparked yet another conversation concerning women in technology and startups. Her claims that she faced a sexist internal culture at GitHub came as a surprise to some, given her former defense of the startup and her internal …

Startups have a sexism problem

Sexism at startups has once again been thrust into the limelight following a bizarre chain of events at a recent tech conference.<p>It all began when two male attendees made a joke about "big dongles" and "forking," a play on tech terminology at software developer conference PyCon on March 18. Tech …

What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women

Business Silicon Valley Tech Industry<p>On a spring afternoon last year at an outdoor café in San Francisco, two denizens of the tech community sketched …

How Women Startup Founders Are Overcoming Omnipresent Sexism | Inc.com

Thriving in the startup scene as a woman is still, frustratingly, much more difficult than it should be. You’ll get a fraction of the investment dollars men do, you have to face sexism both blatant and subtle, and every once in a while you get to hear a successful male entrepreneur call you "like …

The Sexism of Startup Land

Is the road to success more difficult for female entrepreneurs?<p>Last year, an anonymous entrepreneur detailed on Forbes.com the many obstacles—and sometimes outright harassment—she faced when trying to raise money from venture capitalists while female. There were unwanted back massages and a pitch …

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Trouble at the Koolaid Point

Grooming Students for A Lifetime of Surveillance

Since 2011, billions of dollars of venture capital investment have poured into public education through private, for-profit technologies that promise …

The Ed Tech Garbage Hype Machine: Behind the Scenes | Just Visiting

You may be hearing some significant ed tech news in the automated feedback/grading software arena today.<p>Turnitin, a company most known for its …

Google, Apple, Pearson Missing From Student Privacy Pledge

Major ed-tech players including Microsoft and Houghton Mifflin signed.<p>Major education technology companies including Microsoft, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Rupert Murdoch's Amplify signed a pledge today to protect student privacy that goes far beyond federal regulations. But several notable …

U. of Nebraska to Offer Early Retirement to 30% of Tenured Faculty

The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is offering early retirement incentives to faculty members aged 62 and up to try to encourage more of them to …

New rankings system from LinkedIn based on employment outcomes of a huge sample

LinkedIn has officially joined the jam-packed college rankings party. And with 313 million users, the job networking site has a big data sample both …

3 Ideas for Future EDUCAUSE Conferences | Technology and Learning

Two things are clear from EDUCAUSE 2014:<p><i>1. The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is expertly planned and exceptionally well-run, reflecting both the status</i> …

At Educause conference, Kuali leaders attempt to assure college leaders about shifts

ORLANDO -- It took the Kuali leadership 20 minutes to address the elephant in the conference center meeting room.<p>“Change is ugly, and change is …

Why social apps are abandoning the cloud and what they will look like next

In 2015, popular online social networks will be reduced to serving for social branding, and a next generation of apps using peer-to-peer networking instead of cloud computing will be used for texting and image and video sharing.<p>The exodus from popular social networks will be accelerated by …

Will Twitter's new $10M MIT partnership finally fulfill the network's promise of social reform?

In 2009, it felt as if Twitter was on the cusp of becoming a real agent of social change.<p>Following the reelection of Iranian president Mahmoud …