We know from research on entrepreneurship that success often correlates with the strength of one’s network, and that male and female entrepreneurs have differing access to networks; but did you know that this is also true of faculty? New research from an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) reveals the degree to which the “complex structure” of university interactions influences female faculty’s ability to succeed in their careers.
The Kauffman Foundation’s Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Foundation announced this week that it was launching a Women in Science and Engineering Business Idea Competition, designed to recruit highly educated and creative women with world-changing ideas consider entrepreneurship and commercialization of those ideas. Co-sponsored by Astia, the competition ends January 15, 2011, and the prize is an all-expenses-paid trip to TED 2011.
Good morning, and welcome to day five of CS Ed Week(December 5-11)!
On Monday, we highlighted some pledges from teachers and others in the education community. Yesterday, we showcased what some students are doing this week for Computer Science Education Week. Next up? Let's see what community and career leaders are doing to participate.
Good morning, and welcome to day three of CS Ed Week (December 5-11)! We thought we'd take this opportunity to highlight some of the pledges we've seen so far. Today, we feature pledges from teachers and the education community.
Hello, and welcome to CSEdWeek 2010! Computer Science Education Week is a "call to action" to make computer science education a priority for students in the 21st century. Congress designated the week of December 5-11 a national week of awareness, events, activities, information-sharing, and community that will elevate the importance of computer science education for everyone in the United States. Everyone can participate!
Girls in Tech recently announced the launch of a new Mentorship Program, which will seek to provide "integrated, engaging and educational high-touch workshops for young girls ages K-12." Components will include summer camp programs, "labs" that teach entrepreneurship and business concepts, software and basic tech classes, and a leadership program.
I have a confession to make. My degree is in psychology and my work experience is primarily in communications and marketing. I'm not what you'd call a "technical woman," yet I am a woman who works in tech and works with women who work in tech.