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Dec. 2, 2019 7:08 am

How one local tech company is tackling the STEM talent shortage

Chief People Officer Hope Bear shares why Chalfont-based email marketing company AWeber is educating young people about tech careers.
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Nov. 22, 2019 11:44 am

How to be a (better) human in tech

Engineering Manager Leemay Nassery shares her experiences as a woman in tech — and how she wants to see the industry change so other women don't feel the need to leave it.
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Nov. 13, 2019 12:20 pm

Girls Who Code is launching coding clubs in 6 Philadelphia public schools

It's not just tech education: "We’re also empowering them to learn how to persevere in a male-dominated field while thinking about how to apply their technical skills to positively impact their community."
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Nov. 12, 2019 9:21 am

On building a successful data team

Women in Data's year-end event will focus on both the skill sets necessary for data practitioners and the best practices their broader organization can follow to help the analytics team succeed.
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Oct. 30, 2019 7:30 am

Why I’m quitting tech — and why you should stay

"I’ve decided that I can’t actively pursue a career in an industry that, time and time again, treats me like an afterthought" — but there are fixes, if those in power are willing to put in the work, writes former QA engineer Rachel Drane.
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Oct. 23, 2019 10:29 am

ThoughtSpot’s Cindi Howson on the future of the data industry, career paths and ‘ruthless prioritization’

The chief data strategy officer will keynote Women in Data's third conference, which will focus on the responsibilities of organizations and individuals within the data quality and governance space.
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Oct. 22, 2019 1:11 pm

Philadelphia apparently ranks 2nd in this list of best cities for STEM diversity

But it still has "a long way to go," according to several local technologists and diversity-focused community organizers.
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Oct. 10, 2019 12:04 pm

Will Artemis be a small step or a giant leap for women?

The first woman will walk on the moon in 2024. But educators need to do more than point to role models to inspire the next generation of women in STEM, writes Dr. Wendy Hill.
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Sep. 18, 2019 3:00 pm

Why scientist Dr. Jaye Gardiner draws comics to encourage diversity in STEM fields

The pancreatic cancer researcher at Fox Chase Cancer Center was recently named an ambassador for the American Association for the Advancement of Science's IF/THEN initiative, which promotes women working in STEM.
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Sep. 17, 2019 12:14 pm

Philly Tech Sistas’ Ashley Turner on why ‘you cannot go at your career alone’

We talked with the head of the meetup helping women of color learn tech skills about building a career and a community, and advice she'd give to her younger self.

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