When Rebecca Stavick moved from a very small town in South Dakota to Omaha in 2010, she didn’t know a soul. She also didn’t have a job, but Stavick did have a bachelor’s degree in history and was working on her masters in library and information science virtually from San Jose State.
“This is definitely the coolest job title I have ever had,” says Rachel Black, Tech Evangelist and spokesperson at Lisk, a blockchain application platform with the mission to bring blockchain technology to the mainstream. For Black, the road to blockchain began with a degree in geogra
“The Voice” has blind auditions for singers who aspire to be the next national singing sensation. So why not recruit anonymously in tech and let the talent be the deciding factor before an interview? So gender is not a factor? This is the mission for Gloat (formerly Workey), a tech re
“There were more men named Andrew than women at the tech company where I worked,” says Nora Naranjo, a mechatronics engineer in Silicon Valley. Naranjo who worked at several startups before landing her current job at Eatsa, has had a path to success that is helping change the face of
Learning new skills can ease the pay gap for women and also fill the pipeline in tech and other fields. A study of nearly 1,300 students who took part in the Climb Credit program of loans for education and certification shows that after graduating, each alum had a median income increa
Daisy Hernandez was a 1998 chemical engineering graduate from the University of California-Berkley and wasn’t exactly sure what her next steps would be. Now global vice president of product management for SAP Jam, SAP’s cloud collaboration platform, Hernandez has spent her career usin
The numbers add up. At 23, Simona Vaitkune, CEO of Fast Invest, has expanded her company to 36 countries with 9,000 daily active investors, across three offices in Europe. In just three years, she has taken her investment platform with more than 50 employees to fulfill her vision of e
“Are there no other female founders?” Farzana Nasser, co-president of Women in Wireless, tech entrepreneur and mobile and digital growth expert, says she mostly heard and saw only male founders of tech companies at conferences and in media. So Nasser set out to change the ratios of ma
Within the first few minutes, you must establish your credibility. That is keen advice from Krista Morgan, CEO of P2Binvestor since 2012 and co-host of “Women Who Startup” radio podcasts. “I often just emphasize my degree, my portfolio growth and put my expertise in context,” says Mor
This is either the best of times or the worst of times for an app like this. The best is because Bravely is a confidential new communication platform launched for employees to report conflict, harassment or other workplace issues off the record to a coach for free. The worst perhaps b
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