Category Archives: Technology

Interesting Articles from the Week of November 4, 2012

In addition to writing posts, I’ve been following several other website and blogs for interesting and relevant articles and news. I’ve decided to start a weekly roundup of articles I’ve found worthy of making comments on, and I hope you … Continue reading

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Women in Tech Leadership (and in the News)

Growing and Guiding a Social Media Platform to Becoming a Publicly Traded Company Four years ago, Sheryl Sandberg was named chief operating officer for Facebook. This June, she was appointed as the only female member of the board of Facebook. … Continue reading

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The Rise of Women in the Defense Industry

In July, there was an article the rise of women transforms the defense industry. I thought that this was a pretty cool and inspiring story, given my almost 10 years working in aerospace, and my passion for women in engineering … Continue reading

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Find Out More about The League of Extraordinary Women – First of the Series

In July I wrote an article mentioning women who helped other women. I came across the article about the League of Extraordinary Women and how these different companies helped other women in some way, shape or form. I thought it … Continue reading

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The Need for More American Engineers and Scientists?

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Thirty years ago the U.S., Japan and even China had almost the same number of students graduating from engineering programs. The rate was around 70,000. Over the years, the U.S. has declined to the rate of 60,000 per year, while … Continue reading

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Mom / Grandma Myth: Not “Techies”

In the last few weeks I’ve noticed a few articles about moms/grandmas not understanding technology and not being techies. What does techie really mean? According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a techie is “a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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MIT President Hockfield stepping down

Earlier today I read the news that MIT President Susan Hockfield will be stepping down. She has been president for 7 years, and will remain the position until her successor takes office. My immediate reaction was one of disappointment. I … Continue reading

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Women & Ambition

An article came out last week and made the rounds, and I held off on writing about it because I have mixed thoughts. Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook COO who was in the news a lot in the past year for … Continue reading

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Who are the Top 10 Women in U.S. Technology?

International Business Times put together an article on the top women in technology in the US. I knew the first three, as they’ve been in the news quite a bit recently (Ursula Burns at Xerox, Meg Whitman at HP, and … Continue reading

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The Businesses That Make Technology Simple

Forbes ran a short article the other day about some tech companies that women have founded. It’s a nice list of services that I’ve used, and briefly touches on the topic of whether or not women can be founders of … Continue reading

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