PITCH 2009: Startup Competition

December 16, 2008
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Do you have a great idea for a startup? If you've saved that business plan you've scribbled on a cocktail napkin, then you should consider entering Women 2.0's Pitch 2009 Startup Competition!

Women 2.0's goal is to encourage entrepreneurial women to launch startups and, with feedback from the judging panel of investors and experienced executives, take their businesses to the next level.

Graduate Studies at the MIT Media Lab

December 5, 2008
MIT MediaLab

Interested in Creative, Cutting-Edge, Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies?

100 Recommended Resources on Gender in S&E

November 22, 2008

When you use Google, or a large database, to find things, you have to

decide: “Is it any good?” 

2009 Games 4 Girls Competition

November 19, 2008
Games for girls

ChicTech, an outreach program of the University of Illinois Department of Computer Science, extends an open invitation for college women to participate in the fifth annual Games 4 Girls Programming Competition (G4G). Students can get real-world, collaborative experience by creating new software for girl gamers.

California Dreamin', Reflections on the NCWIT Workshop at UC Irvine Nov 5-7, 08

November 11, 2008
University of California

Holding the NCWIT Fall workshop just on the tail end of the presidential election made for a high energy event, and the focus on "Multiple Pathways to an IT Career" fits right in with the spirit of change in the air. The event kicked off Wednesday night with a presentation of the Athena Factor: Reversing the Brain Drain in Science & Technology by co-author Lisa J.

"Is the United States Falling Behind Science and Technology or Not"

October 20, 2008
Paula Stern

Report on a Washington Forum Sponsored by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

iPhone Appilcations Widen Computer Science Opportunities

October 13, 2008
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These days, iPhone applications are rolling out as quickly as the latest karaoke video posted on YouTube. Both amateurs and seasoned software developers are cashing in.

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CONNECT at Grace Hopper

September 20, 2008
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Looking for a fun way to improve and expand your personal and career networks?  If you're planning to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, October 1-4 in Keystone, Colorado, then make sure to sign up for CONNECT.  This is an innovative new system that allows you to set networking goals, receive help to ensure you meet your goals, and learn the latest networking tips.  The best part about CONNECT – it’s free!

The Next Level of Technology

September 2, 2008
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For those of you who don't read the comics anymore, you missed a rather brilliant insight in the comic strip called "Zits" today. 

"Zits" sketches the life of a teenager named Jeremy, his friends, and his parents.  It chronicles Jeremy's crushes, sleep habits, prolific food consumption, apathy for household chores, and forays into driving and curfew-breaking, among other topics; its characters may be stereotypes, but they are stereotypes whose behavior rings true. 

Do You Know a Women-led Company Seeking Funding?

August 21, 2008
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There are venture conferences, and then there’s it. As the seventh-annual conference dedicated to high-growth, women-led start-ups, you might think it is about a cause. But you’d be wrong.

it is about results: