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Why you should watch new Philly web series ‘Bailout’ creative

May. 11, 2015 11:09 am

Why you should watch new Philly web series ‘Bailout’

Iranian-American filmmaker Sara Zia Ebrahimi said she wants her web series, whose main characters are played by women of color, to fight the stereotypical portrayals of people of color in the media.
6 technologists you can meet at #techInColor’s ‘Speed Mentoring’ event tonight access

Apr. 23, 2015 12:20 pm

6 technologists you can meet at #techInColor’s ‘Speed Mentoring’ event tonight

The #techInColor meetup group has assembled a lineup of diverse mentors whose expertise ranges from launching a startup to online marketing to internet security. They meet Thursday night at First Round Capital.
Women devs are not unicorns, ‘but we still don’t have a herd’ access

Apr. 9, 2015 12:21 pm

Women devs are not unicorns, ‘but we still don’t have a herd’

Much attention is paid nationally to the IT sector's gender and race imbalance. What's being done to fix that was the focus of a session at the 10th annual Emerging Technology for the Enterprise conference.
This Wharton conference has zero women speakers. We asked why access

Apr. 6, 2015 10:12 am

This Wharton conference has zero women speakers. We asked why

Out of 14 speakers, not one is a woman. After the conference got called out on Twitter, we reached out to organizer Eric Bradlow.
I’m a woman of color. But that’s not why I felt like an outsider in the Philly tech scene access

Apr. 3, 2015 12:06 pm

I’m a woman of color. But that’s not why I felt like an outsider in the Philly tech scene

One reporter ponders her role in making a tech scene more inclusive.
Here’s what makes this DreamIt Ventures class its most diverse yet business

Jan. 27, 2015 12:00 pm

Here’s what makes this DreamIt Ventures class its most diverse yet

More than half of the 10 startups in the winter class have women founders or founders of color. There's also a few social impact companies and a nonprofit to boot.
Philly to host first-ever ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ youth hackathon next week access

Nov. 7, 2014 8:31 am

Philly to host first-ever ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ youth hackathon next week

The hackathon will cater to minority boys and girls. They'll build apps focused on education, restorative justice, masculinity and more.
RJMetrics exec Anita Andrews’ dream job? Being Hillary Clinton’s CTO access

Nov. 5, 2014 7:59 am

RJMetrics exec Anita Andrews’ dream job? Being Hillary Clinton’s CTO

We chat with the former Rudy Guiliani staffer turned web analytics guru, who says she'd like to head back into politics, just not right now.
Ignite Philly 14 gets political creative

Oct. 29, 2014 8:51 am

Ignite Philly 14 gets political

Sexual harassment. Immigration. The right to own a tiny house. Those topics and more took center stage at last week's event.
Dev program ‘Coded by Kids’ expands to Martin Luther King High School access

Oct. 13, 2014 10:30 am

Dev program ‘Coded by Kids’ expands to Martin Luther King High School

The program has grown since its founding in 2013, now offering three classes a week.

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