More women and minorities than ever are taking college-level computer courses in high school

The share of women and underrepresented minorities taking computer science for college credit in high school spiked, thanks in part to a second Advanced Placement computer science course that launched this year. Part of the credit also belongs to Code.org, a nonprofit that teaches K-12 computer science curriculum and has been working to bring more women […]

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Honors Women of Inspiration at Annual Luncheon

Nini Seaman, Asa Olsson and the Mericos Foundation are recognized as Erica Ford of LIFE Camp delivers the keynote address Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Executive Director Victoria Juarez, center, with honorees Nini Seaman, left, and Asa Olsson at the 2017 Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Women of Inspiration Luncheon. (Rochelle Rose / Noozhawk photo) By Rochelle […]

Women, Wine & Web Design aims to boost digital literacy

SHARE DIVERSITY, EDUCATION + LEARNING, EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, ENTREPRENEURS + INNOVATORS, HIGH TECHNOLOGY, REGIONAL ECONOMY DOWNTOWN Tech Elevator founder and CEO Anthony Hughes believes digital literacy drives the modern economy. In order to put more women behind the wheel, he’s created a Cleveland coding boot camp geared specifically toward them. Women, Wine & Web Design is […]

Upcoming Business Conference Helps Women Entrepreneurs Take the Next Step

Women entrepreneurs face their own set of challenges and opportunities when starting businesses. But you don’t have to go at it alone. There are plenty of small business events where women entrepreneurs and others can learn from experts and network with like-minded business owners. And there’s one event in January of 2017 that’s specifically focused […]

Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers

There are people who succeed at something and there are those whose success turns everyday people into superheroes. We call these people “outliers”, a term from the field of statistics and popularized by author Malcolm Gladwell. Outliers are things (people, data points, numbers) that lie far outside the realm of what you would expect. Figuring […]

Nearly Half of Smartphone Gamers Are Women: Facebook Study

Smartphones are the most used gaming device for people globally – and across 12 countries, 47 percent of all smartphone players are now women, a Facebook study has revealed, adding that gaming on mobile devices is increasingly becoming popular among women. Facebook’s data analysis and storytelling team FacebookIQ commissioned market research company TNS to survey […]

10 women We well known This year

In what has been a totally eventful year, several moments stood out as beacons of desire and notion forladies the world over. From ladies balloting for and winning seats in Saudi Arabia to German Chancellor Angela Merkel being named Time’s ‘man or woman of the yr 2015,’ lady achievers made the world proud and left […]

In Delhi and Mumbai, Inspirational women Are Making Lives Happier

these girls are being pointed out for their inspirational deeds HIGHLIGHTS Pratima Devi from Delhi feeds four hundred stray dogs every day. Meena Manek from Mumbai feeds 350 underprivileged kids each week. these two ladies are featured on various websites for their precise deeds You may not assume it from the news headlines each day […]

Sexual Harassment Rendering Online Women Gamers Invisible: Study

Sexual Harassment Rendering Online Women Gamers Invisible: Study While many women gamers can shrug off much of the trash talk they hear while playing online video games, sexual harassment sticks with them even when they are offline – a major factor that is rendering female gamers invisible in the online gaming community, says a study. […]