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Proud to be Suba!

February 24, 2014

Hey, I've mentioned the support I've provided for the computer center at Mfangano Island, and have recently received a few updates from people who have been using the center. I wanted to share their stories with you. I shared Eric's  story about not being able to press the keyboard buttons earlier this month, and here's… Read more »

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I Could Not Press the Computer Keyboard Buttons

February 13, 2014

Folks, I've been doing some monetary support for the computer center at Mfangano Island, and have recently received a few updates from people who have been using the center. I wanted to share their stories with you. Here's Eric's story: It was in June 7th, 2010 that I first joined Ekialo Kiona Center. Though I… Read more »

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Why I'm a nerd and not a geek

February 7, 2014

I'm not going to wind up saying that being a nerd is better than being a geek. It's just different and overlapping. I'm pretty much old school. I was brought up during the Eisenhower administration and I fulfill the 50's or early 60's version of the nerd cliché. Y'know, the plastic pocket protector and all… Read more »

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Top 10 Women in Tech Orgs

September 25, 2013

Hey folks, over the past twenty-seven years I've been quietly supporting women's groups, just proceeding on what feels like the right thing to do. Since I know something about computers and a little about small business, my focus has been on helping girls and women in technology as much as I'm able. I've compiled a… Read more »

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Why do you support women's leadership as the next frontier?

July 12, 2013

Over the past twenty-seven years I've been quietly supporting women's groups, just proceeding on what feels like the right thing to do.  That started with HAVEN, a women's shelter in the Oakland (Greater Detroit) area, probably in 1985. My intent was to become a volunteer counselor, since they needed guys in that role. However, with the… Read more »

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There’s room in Cyberspace for us all

November 15, 2011

Hey folks, I recently donated some web gear to The Women's Building in San Francisco to help out with their free computer lab. Not everyone has the means to use technology, and I think that it's important that it's as accessible as possible. Here's what Tatjana, Development Director of The Women's Building, had to say… Read more »

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