I am really excited to be speaking at the next Toronto Girl Geek evening. I remember attending one of the first Girl Geek dinners in London in 2005. It was organized by Sarah Blow, the founder of Girl Geeks. That evening was pretty much magical: I met Robert Scobble and Maryam Scobble. I also met … Continue reading Toronto GirlGeek: the algorithms edition!
Seriously. I know. It is a million times better to be starting and running a software company then talking about women in technology. Totally agreed! Speaking like someone who actually loves running her software firm! But… that said, it is hard not to point out where things can be improved in my community. And to … Continue reading Changing the ratio: we won’t stop until we change the ratio.
There can never be too many girls in tech, so join Tech Chics YYZ for an evening to connect with other female entrepreneurs like you. Tech Chics YYZ is a Toronto based network for emerging and established female entrepreneurs in mobile, web and software platforms. The first get together of Tech Chics YYZ is happening … Continue reading Chics in Tech. Girls in Tech. Ladies. Women.
But you wouldn’t know it by the looks of things in the technology, software and startup scene. Last night as I was catching up on some reading, got a tweet from David Crow about a new accelerator in Montreal Founder Fuel: I thought that’s bloody awesome. I wish there were so many accelerators a decade … Continue reading Women can do anything!
Either Techvibes‘ Digital Media People to watch in Canada is fake or Techvibes has forgotten that even in Canada, and in media, we have WOMEN. Techvibes: I am sending you off to do your homework, unless you simply want to relabel your list Digital Media Men to watch in Canada: Quebec:10 men. 0 women Ontario: … Continue reading I want to believe!
Well… it is complicated but Sheryl Sandberg’s 3 comments are pretty much bang on! 1. Sit at the table 2. Make your partner a real partner 3. Don’t leave before you leave (keep your foot on the gas pedal) Continue reading Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders
[…] women became the majority of the workforce for the first time in U.S. history. Most managers are now women too. And for every two men who get a college degree this year, three women will do the same. The Atlantic Magazine July/August 2010 Continue reading The end of men? #theatlantic