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“Geek Girls Are Rising” Say Authors Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens

Authors Samantha Walravens and Heather Cabot of Geek Girl Rising/Photo provided by them | The Women's Eye Magazine and Radio Show

Authors Samantha Walravens and Heather Cabot

By Patricia Caso/July 28, 2017
Photos Courtesy Samantha Walravens and Heather Cabot

“Dream It, Do It, Own It” is one of the chapter titles for Geek Girl Rising–Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, authored by Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens. That title is bigger than a motivational thought. It aptly describes the women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) who have been consistently breaking through in the tech world for years now.

Geek Girl Rising is on a mission to elevate the voices of women in technology and encourage women and girls to join the digital revolution — and create the future!” Samantha Walravens

In fact, now there are more support systems, role models and careers for young girls who have STEM interests. I wanted to find out more from Heather and Samantha about their findings on what STEM opportunities and challenges face young “geek” women and coming generations… [Read more…]

TOP 10: Tech’s Highest Paid Women

Safra Catz, Oracle co-CEO/Photo: Penguin

Tech’s Highest Paid Women: David Goldman–money.cnn.com–4/2/15–Photo of Safra Catz: AFP

She++’s Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni Inspire Girls To Go Geek

Ellora Israni and Ayna Agarwal, founders of she++

Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni, founders of she++

By Patricia Caso/August 21, 2013
Photos Courtesy she++

TWITTER: sheplusplus

Self-professed “good girls gone geek” Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni are on a mission to inspire young women to join the ranks of technology engineers. In January 2012, then both 19, they founded she++ to do just that!

“By 2020, the United States will only be producing about a third of the computer scientists it needs. Women are our greatest untapped bench of potential.”  Ellora Israni

What started out as a Women In Technology Conference at Stanford University has produced a community of proactive women engaged in e-mentoring, discussions, social media initiatives and even a documentary released worldwide.

I was so intrigued after seeing an interview Ayna gave Bloomberg News that I had to find out more from her and Ellora on their goals, motivation and successes. Through e-mail I was able to catch up with these intensely busy femgineers as they begin their senior year at Stanford…  [Read more…]

TOP 10: Marissa Mayer Doubles Yahoo’s Paid Maternity Leave

Marissa Mayer, head of Yahoo, with her baby

Marissa Mayer Doubles Yahoo’s Paid Maternity Leave: Nicholas Carlson–sfgate.com–4/30/13

TOP 10: Former Lehman Brothers CFO Erin Callan Weighs in on Work-Life Balance

Erin Callan, former CFO Leyman Brothers/Photo: Bloomberg

Former Lehman Brothers CFO Erin Callan Weighs in on Work-Life Balance: Sheelah Kolhatkar–businessweek.com–3/14/13–Photo: Bloomberg

TOP 10: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Causes Uproar with Telecommuting Ban

Yahoo headquarters

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Causes Uproar with Telecommuting Ban: Jessica Guynn–latimes.com–2/26/13

TOP 10: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Welcomes New Baby Boy

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO from BigThink.com

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Welcomes New Baby Boy–Nicole Perlroth–bits.blogs.nytimes.com–10/3/12–Photo: BigThink

 

TOP 10: Silicon Valley Start-Up Brit + Co. Aims to Rival Martha Stewart

Brit Morin, Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

Silicon Valley Start-Up Brit + Co. Aims to Rival Martha Stewart: Jesssica Guynn–latimes.com–9/28/12–Photo: David Butow