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Women’s History Month should be a monthlong reminder for a year-round commitment

Mar. 26, 2021 7:10 am

Women’s History Month should be a monthlong reminder for a year-round commitment

Northern Virginia Technology Council President and CEO Jennifer Taylor on the importance of mentorship for young women in STEM and DEI initiatives for companies: "Together, we can all be change agents and create a more inclusive tech workforce."
GET Cities expands to DC to build pathways for women in technology

Mar. 23, 2021 10:45 am

GET Cities expands to DC to build pathways for women in technology

Gender Equality in Tech Cities works in areas including entrepreneurship, industry and academia. “We need technology that looks like the people it seeks to serve,” said national director Leslie Smith.
Campfire: DC digital agency’s podcast features interviews with innovators

Mar. 10, 2021 4:16 pm

Campfire: DC digital agency’s podcast features interviews with innovators

In the latest episode of Campfire: The Impact and Innovation Podcast, Johns Hopkins Tech Ventures Executive Director Christy Wyskiel discusses entrepreneurship at universities, and Baltimore's business community.
Elizabeth Lindsey is leaving Byte Back to become CEO of Urban Alliance

Mar. 9, 2021 2:22 pm

Elizabeth Lindsey is leaving Byte Back to become CEO of Urban Alliance

But she's not leaving D.C. Here's why Lindsey is making the switch to the national nonprofit, and her hope for the future of local tech training.
An open letter to the tech community: Do these 4 things to demand gender parity in boardrooms

Mar. 8, 2021 2:21 pm

An open letter to the tech community: Do these 4 things to demand gender parity in boardrooms

On International Women's Day, the nonprofit Girls in Tech calls for half of any board in the industry to include at least 50% women by 2025.
On GIS, justice and the necessity of creating space for uncomfortable conversation

Mar. 3, 2021 2:33 pm

On GIS, justice and the necessity of creating space for uncomfortable conversation

GIS pro Eva Reid shares lessons from Esri's most recent Federal User Conference: "Ask the organizers of the next conference [you] go to: 'Where are the breakout sessions about race, gender, justice and equality in technology?'"
Comcast is delaying plans to enforce internet data caps until 2022

Mar. 1, 2021 3:05 pm

Comcast is delaying plans to enforce internet data caps until 2022

Comcast has postponed implementation of 1.2 TB data caps and fees in its Northeast service areas, including the DMV region, until next year.
Howard alum are expressing doubts about Google’s Tech Exchange program

Feb. 23, 2021 1:45 pm

Howard alum are expressing doubts about Google’s Tech Exchange program

CNBC spoke to former students and instructors who claimed that Tech Exchange, launched in 2017 and formerly known as Howard West, has been disorganized and unclear about expectations.
Arlington and DC top this ranking of best cities for women in tech

Feb. 22, 2021 2:10 pm

Arlington and DC top this ranking of best cities for women in tech

The DMV is still well represented in SmartAsset's annual report: The District holds steady at the #2 spot while Arlington moved up to #1 and Baltimore fell to #3.
The new Halcyon-Black Girl Ventures incubator illustrates a collaborative DC ecosystem, say its founders

Feb. 15, 2021 7:08 pm

The new Halcyon-Black Girl Ventures incubator illustrates a collaborative DC ecosystem, say its founders

But there's work to be done: Kate Goodall and Shelly Bell on disrupting networks, better corporate sponsorships and how local institutions can support Black and brown women founders.

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