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5 Nonprofits That Are Igniting Change

April 24, 2015

Folks, lots of nonprofits really have their boots on the ground doing good work, but my team and I wanted to highlight a few that have been on our radar lately. These nonprofits have been disruptors and changemakers, and deserve some recognition. 1. Blue Star Families – Blue Star Families was formed by a group… Read more »

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Code for America
Code for America

5 Ways To Hack Tech This Spring

April 20, 2015

Hey, I've gotten lots of emails lately from folks who want to get more involved in tech. I figure the best way to advise 'em is to make connections between people doing good work. It seems counter-intuitive to double efforts, and the impact's greater when there's collaboration. Orgs that really have their boots on the… Read more »

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Study Reveals: 0% of Women-led Startups Funded

April 1, 2015

April Fools, folks. My team tried to play a joke on me today. They told me that a new study reported that 0% of women-led startups are funded. While that's an April Fools joke, the real stats aren't much better. Only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups, if you can believe it. Just 7% up… Read more »

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women startups

Women in Tech Powerhouses Take on the World

March 19, 2015

Hey, my team and I often support and share the work of women who really have their boots on the ground in the tech sector. We always ask for suggestions for folks we may be missing, but often we get repeat suggestions. I thought it'd be helpful to compile a list of all the lists… Read more »

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girls who code
girls who code

Why It’s Important to Get Girls Involved in Tech

July 30, 2014

Folks, I've been supporting an effort to get women and girls involved in tech for some time now, with support for orgs like Girls Who Code and Black Girls CODE. I've also done some work with Roya Mahboob and the New Delhi-based Feminist Approach to Technology. And, I've been working with The Women's Building in… Read more »

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WWT

7 Brilliant Women in Tech

June 24, 2014

Hey, there are some women in the tech sector who really get stuff done. My team and I really wanted to highlight some disruptors who we haven't featured before. They're the real deal. Susan Buck, Co-Founder of The Women’s Coding Collective Follow @susanbuck A programmer, designer, and educator with over 15 years of web development… Read more »

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