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This weekend: LadyHacks, Philadelphia’s first women-only hackathon, is back dev

May 11, 2017 11:03 am

This weekend: LadyHacks, Philadelphia’s first women-only hackathon, is back

Organizer Kelsey Leljedal on why the event is so important to her.
Meet the winners from the 3rd annual Rad Awards business

May 3, 2017 11:41 am

Meet the winners from the 3rd annual Rad Awards

We spotted some familiar names at the ceremony that honors Philly women (and one rad dude).
‘Do the thing that scares you’: 4 women share advice on breaking into tech access

May 2, 2017 11:47 am

‘Do the thing that scares you’: 4 women share advice on breaking into tech

At at an event during Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast, a group of technologists shared their pro-tips on how to navigate a career shift.
I’m searching #PTW17 for a woman-of-color developer access

May 1, 2017 11:29 am

I’m searching #PTW17 for a woman-of-color developer

CrashSpot founder Chantelle Bateman is tired of the white maleness of Techlandia. Here are the events she's scouring at Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast in her quest to build a diverse startup.
6 terrible things that happened to me in tech access

Apr. 20, 2017 12:57 pm

6 terrible things that happened to me in tech

Amelia Longo on why it's so hard to speak up about a tight-knit tech community's failings.
How Bryn Mawr College is making STEM more inclusive access

Apr. 12, 2017 10:44 am

How Bryn Mawr College is making STEM more inclusive

The school's partnership with Posse aims to train STEM majors from Greater Boston public schools, especially women of color and first-generation college students.
Amanda Steinberg wants you to stop saying that women are risk-averse business

Apr. 7, 2017 1:33 pm

Amanda Steinberg wants you to stop saying that women are risk-averse

It's just not true, says the DailyWorth CEO. We spoke to her about her new book, “Worth It.”
How FemmeHacks inspired 200 women to keep pursuing tech careers access

Mar. 31, 2017 12:21 pm

How FemmeHacks inspired 200 women to keep pursuing tech careers

It was the biggest year yet for the all-women hackathon for college students. Organizer Andrea Baric explains the event's thoughtful intentionality. (Maybe others could take note.)
Next week: Take in a screening of women entrepreneurship film ‘Dream, Girl’ business

Mar. 29, 2017 10:03 am

Next week: Take in a screening of women entrepreneurship film ‘Dream, Girl’

Then, listen to a discussion with an all-women lineup of panelists from the film industry.
TechGirlz lands $125,000 CompTIA grant to deploy its program in Chicago dev

Mar. 21, 2017 9:57 am

TechGirlz lands $125,000 CompTIA grant to deploy its program in Chicago

It's the Philly-based nonprofit's first major out-of-stage expansion.

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