Women in Tech: The Younger Set Shaking Up the World of Tech

By WITT

“When you increase the number of girls in tech, you also see a shift in the problems that are being addressed and the solutions. And I’m excited to be a part of that.” ~ Damilola Awofisayo, WWDC21 Swift Student Challenge winner When we started this second series of articles back in October, the goal was…

Women in Tech: Nurturing the Next Generation

By WITT

“I have very personally felt the overwhelming loneliness, self-doubt, and frustration that often comes with the minority status of a woman in engineering. As much as I can help others get through or avoid those difficult stretches that I myself had to weather, I’d like to. As a bonus, the more women (and minorities) that…

Can’t Find Women for Your Tech Teams? Adjust Your Hiring Practices

By WITT

“I think it’s very important to get more women into computing. My slogan is: computing is too important to be left to men.” ~ Karen Spärck Jones, Computer Scientist, Professor at Cambridge Computer Laboratory Where are all the women in tech? Sadly, women still make up less than 24 percent of the global IT workforce,…

Women in Tech: Diversity and Gender Equity are Not Buzzwords

By WITT

“We know that diversity can sometimes be more uncomfortable because things are less familiar—but it gets the best results.” ~ Megan Smith, Engineer, shift7 CEO and Co-Founder Diversity Hiring. Gender Equity. Equal pay for equal work. Work-life balance. Parental leave. Flex time. Black Lives Matter. The #MeToo movement. If you’ve been an armchair consumer of…

From Fashion to Finance: Tech is Everywhere

By WITT

“Your voice is a medium of manifestation. In your format, with your passion, it can be a tool for It doesn’t have to be perfect; it needs to persist. ~ Komal Singh, Sr. Program Manager, Author, Speaker, Creator When two power-house women in tech, with a combined decades of experience in the field of IT,…

Celebrating our Book Launch!

By Kelley Irwin

Please Stay – How Women in Tech Survive and Thrive We wanted to write a book. And then we did. In a year full of challenges, there were many reasons in 2020 to put off the book launch, and only one reason to persevere. Because it matters. Order a copy today for yourself, a colleague,…