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10 Principles of Resilience for Women in Tech

Women in technology roles have dropped from its peak in 1991 at 36% to 25% today, according to a report by NCWIT. Harvard Business Review estimates that more than half of the women in tech will eventually leave due to hostile work conditions. Meanwhile, Ernst & Young recently shared a study and...
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raising awareness
Successful women in technology raise more than capital. They raise awareness, they raise the bar, and they raise their voices.

Raising More than Capital: Successful Women in Technology

One of my employees chooses a word at the beginning of each year to guide her personal and professional development efforts. Last year the word she selected was “Rise.” She told me it inspired her to elevate not only her skills, but the quality of her relationships, her attitude toward life and her...
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Why Are There Few Women in Tech? Watch a Recruiting Session

Tech companies have employed a host of tactics to help lift the scant number of women and minorities who work within their ranks, like anti-bias training, affinity groups, and software that scans job postings for gendered language. Yet the numbers remain dire. Of men with science, technology...
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Outreachy
The Outreachy program offers a paid three-month internship for women and other underrepresented groups to work on a free and open source software project.

Be Bold, Be Curious, and Be Open, Advise Outreachy Participants

In Tuesday afternoon’s “Kernel Internship Report and Outreachy Panel” session at LinuxCon North America, interns and mentors involved with the Outreachy program spoke enthusiastically of their experiences with the program. The panel was moderated by Karen M. Sandler, Executive Director of the...
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Can You Imagine a World Without Open Source?

Preeti Upendra Murthy is the academic winner of the 2016 Red Hat Women in Open Source Award. She is currently a software engineer with the VMKernel team at VMware, and prior to her role there was a Linux kernel developer for the Linux Technology Center at IBM where she focused on energy management...
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Ones to Watch: Influential Women in Open Source

Don't let the technology gender gap fool you; there are many outstanding women in open source. Some founded companies, some are leading major projects and many are among the most interesting and influential figures in the open source world. Here, in alphabetical order, are the ones to watch. (This...
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