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Equality

Women Computer Scientists – Yes They Exist!

Published earlier today in the Huffington Post Women are doing some amazing work in Computer Science and Engineering, how come we don’t know about them? We all know about the stereotypical hot start-up out of Silicon Valley led by some…

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Equality

My life is not a sausage factory

Yes high tech is still dominated by men – but it doesn’t have to be. In Kara Swisher’s hilarious keynote speech at the Women of Vision dinner last week she said “my life is a sausage factory” referring to the…

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Career Advice

Techniques for Advantage-Makers

I had the great pleasure of traveling to Bangalore before Christmas to attend the first full India Grace Hopper Conference. I’m on the board of the Anita Board Institute so I had two hats on for the conference i) as…

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Equality

Obama meets White Silicon Valley

It’s great that President Obama came to silicon valley to meet with the leading tech CEOs. But the lack of diversity in the leadership of the Valley is made even more stark when the President is half African-American. Look a…

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