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Women Who Man the Boards: Five Engineers Powering Today’s Hitmakers Sessions (Variety)

Women behind the boards at recording studios is hardly a new phenomenon. Susan Rogers famously engineered some of Prince’s most beloved albums in the 1980s; Linda Perry first mad... More

Expanding Female Engagement in STEM Can Prepare Industries for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Forbes)

Companies across a spectrum of industries, from healthcare to retail to banking, face a common issue: building a skilled workforce ready to handle the Fourth Industrial Revolution.... More

How Women Can Win in the Age of AI (Techonomy)

AI is being adopted by companies in numerous industries, and will displace jobs. It will also likely worsen gender and racial gaps. Nearly 11% of jobs held by women may be eliminat... More

The Persistent Myth of Female Office Rivalries (HBR)

The popular press is full of articles claiming women bully other women, spread malicious rumors about them, behave in two-faced ways toward them, and seek to undermine their profes... More

Chamillionaire Works to Add Diversity to Tech Space Through Pitch Contests Aimed at Minorities, Women (Billboard)

When Grammy-winning rapper Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki began learning the ropes of venture capitalism in the tech space, he noticed something almost immediately: He wasn’t... More

Is the Next Big Thing In Venture Capital Human Capital? (Forbes)

Social capital is critical to an entrepreneur's success. Entrepreneurs need people who use their clout to open doors to investors, major potential clients, or referrals to top tale... More

AMC’s Sarah Barnett: Streaming Wars Could Mean Focus on ‘Huge Business Interests’ (THR)

The "streaming wars" between Hollywood giants could lead to a homogenization of television content, Sarah Barnett, president of AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios, wa... More

How One Tech Company is Tackling the STEM Talent Shortage (Technical.ly)

By the year 2025, it’s projected that the United States will have as many as 3.5 million STEM jobs available. Jobs like computer science engineers, research scientists and inform... More

YouTube CEO Doesn’t Let Her Young Children Watch the Main Site (CNBC)

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki doesn’t allow her children to browse videos on the app, unless they’re using a version that’s meant for kids. Moreover, Wojcicki said she tries to ... More

Why Success Requires More Than Just Grit (Fast Company)

By now, you probably know that grit is good. The stick-to-it-iveness, perseverance, and determination that define grit are undeniably critical to success. But contrary to common be... More

The Architect of Modern Algorithms (Quanta)

Barbara Liskov pioneered the modern approach to writing code. She warns that the challenges facing computer science today can’t be overcome with good design alone. ... More

This is Why Women Don’t Want to Work at Your Tech Company (Fast Company)

New research shows that the gender disparity is rampant in tech. Here’s how recruiters can fix this.... More

The Art of Getting Girls Into STEM (Adobe Blog)

Girls still aren’t getting into STEM. Despite so many headlines, initiatives, and investments, only 18% of U.S. computer science college graduates were women (U.S. Department of ... More

5 Ways to Welcome Women to Computer Science (Chronicle)

Make computing social. A common stereotype is that programmers are solitary creatures, working their magic late at night in dimly lit basements. Even if there was once a kernel of ... More

‘Next Big Thing’ at Risk as Fewer Women, Minorities Get Patents (Bloomberg)

Plenty of women and members of minority groups are hoping to invent the next iPhone, blockbuster medicine or top-selling toy, but too often they don't get patents that would enure ... More

How VC Can Help More Women Get Ahead (HBR)

At current rates of progress, equality in the U.S. is still 208 years away, according to the World Economic Forum. Venture capital can help bend that curve because it’s designed ... More

The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Women in Tech (Fortune)

If you're female and looking for a job as, say, a software developer or systems analyst, here's a tip: Forget about Silicon Valley and consider Washington, D.C., Baltimore, or Phil... More

The Wait is Over for Women Entrepreneurs (BeatKit)

Canadian women are tired of waiting. Waiting for pay equity. Waiting for equal opportunities. Waiting for their turn. Sure, incremental improvements continue, but it’s time for t... More

Gender Diversity: How C-Suite Can Lead the Change (CXO)

Gender diversity has been a hot topic in technology for years and many boards have also made strides. But studies indicate a lot more needs to be done to encourage women in leaders... More

The Best Cities for STEM and High Tech Jobs Outside Silicon Valley (Inc.)

Just because you want a high-tech salary doesn't mean you have to live in San Francisco or San Jose.... More