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HITS Spring WiTH Leadership Award Winners Focus on Equality

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Honoring the work they’ve done in the advancement of women in entertainment technology, Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) May 17 handed out its sec... More

Supermodel Karlie Kloss’ Videos Showcase Brilliant Women in Tech (CNET)

Women perform vital work in science and technology every day. Yet their stories often go untold, leaving girls short of visible role models. Supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie K... More

How NPR’s Digital Audio Is Helping Advance Women, Brands (MV)

At NPR, there's a wonderful group of women in Digital Media that meet up to give each other advice and support. We also have women in leadership positions, including Gina Garrubbo,... More

The Systems Holding Back Women In Tech (Forbes)

Societal Influences and Biases: The ways in which girls perceive STEM related coursework and their own abilities are consciously and unconsciously shaped by the experiences of thos... More

HITS Spring: WiTH to Honor Hollywood Tech Leaders

During the May 17 HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit in Los Angeles, Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) will honor the winners of its second annual Leader... More

10 Leading Female CIOs (IW)

Within IT departments around the globe, men outnumber women by a wide margin. However, a significant number of female technology leaders have risen to the upper ranks of management... More

IBM’s Michelle Peluso on the Need to ‘Listen as Much as Speak’ in Storytelling, and the Future of Marketing (Forbes)

Michelle Peluso, SVP and CMO, IBM: "At IBM, we're really obsessed with being agile to the core and we have moved IBM marketing to be a truly agile discipline. We have also had to b... More

Women in Technology: Why Female Leaders and Enterprise Businesses Need Each Other (MBI)

According to By The Numbers, 26 percent of professional computing occupations in the US were held by women in 2017. This push is shaping a range of opportunities for aspiring femal... More

When Will a Woman Run a TV News Division? (THR)

That glass ceiling could break soon, writes broadcast news analyst Andrew Tyndall — but with a deflating asterisk.... More

Confidence a Key Success Factor for Women in Startups, STEM (Forbes)

When it comes to the ways that women navigate the current business landscape, there are a wide variety of styles that can be used to achieve success and overcome the inherent obsta... More

Women Who Watched ‘The X-Files’ Pursued More Careers In STEM (Fast Company)

When The X-Files premiered in 1993, FBI agent and medical doctor Dana Scully was unlike any other woman on television. Scully, played by Gillian Anderson, was equal to, and not jus... More

Why This 1 U.S. City Is Tops for Successful Women Entrepreneurs (Inc.)

Women on the hunt for a thriving startup hot spot should turn their attention to inside the Beltway. The D.C. metro area has three locations in the top 10 ranking of U.S. cities wh... More

These Billion-Dollar Women are Changing the Face of Silicon Valley (Marie Claire)

"Unicorns"—companies valued at more than $1 billion—do exist, and their female CEOs are sharing how they built their empires.... More

8 Influential Women Making Headlines in Blockchain (Entrepreneur)

The latest tech boom has revolved around blockchain and cryptocurrencies. And while this brand-new field is still heavily dominated by men, women are quickly closing in and making ... More

How Women of the French Tech Movement are Turning France Into a Startup Nation (Forbes)

When former French civil servant turned venture capitalist Fleur Pellerin was in business school in France during the ‘90s, the dream career of her fellow graduates was to be a c... More

The 10 Cities Where Women are the Most Successful (CNBC)

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, women make up nearly 47 percent of the American workforce, own close to 10 million businesses and mothers are the primary breadwinners in... More

How Hollywood Can Put More Women Behind the Camera (Pacific Standard)

With ongoing social and political momentum toward a more inclusive entertainment industry, on both sides of the camera, we need to stop paying lip-service to diversity and inclusio... More

Showbiz Women Prevail (and Persist) Around the Globe (Variety)

The 50 women on this list are doing extraordinary things on the worldwide stage. They range from J.K. Rowling, a formerly struggling single mum who built a multimedia empire around... More

Data Science, Female Technologists, and the Future of Retail (Forbes)

Having worked in traditional brick and mortar and then at a TV shopping network early in my career, I remain fascinated by the radical changes remaking the retail industry. I’m e... More

Glimmers of Hope for Women in the Male-Dominated Tech Industry (Bloomberg)

More young women are studying computer science in high school and at top U.S. universities than in the past.... More