The Girls in STEM initiative, led by Columbia University, is coming to Miami. The program, launched by Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, is in its second year and will be taking place in 4 cities across the nation including San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York City and Miami. The program aims to address the gender gap seen in STEM fields and encourage underrepresented high school students to consider entering a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field.
Previously, we share about the “Highs and Lows of Women in Tech” to highlight some of the challenges women face in the industry. With thousands of shares, comments and likes, it was clear that it hit a cord in the tech space by highlighting the fact that there is still a lot of work to be done in the industry. As a follow-up to that piece, this covers the major challenges that women face in tech and avenues and advice from experts to address and potentially overcome those challenges.
There has been momentous push to highlight gender inequality within tech, yet the question still remains: Why are there so few women in tech leadership roles?
Want to receive next month’s newsletter? Sign up here. The Highs and Lows of Women in Tech Why are there so few women in tech leadership roles? According to a recent Reuters study, 30% of 450 technology executives stated
With an impressive background that includes being CIO at Sheridan Heath and eDiets, you might not expect Laura Klein to be diving into code on a Monday morning. Yet, that’s exactly what she’s up to, building additional functionality to her iPhone app for her growing Ten startup.