Posts tagged "Women & Technology"
True Confessions of a Girl Gamer

True Confessions of a Girl Gamer

I represent the shocking 45% of gamers that happen to be women. Think video games are simply a boys' club? Think again.

Initiative Announced to Encourage Women in STEM

Yesterday Tina Tchen, executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, John P. Holdren, policy director of the White House Office of Science and Technology, and National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Subra Suresh announced their new initiative to promote work place flexibility to women and men involved in research careers. Tina Tchen...
A Beating for a Phone: Women Struggle to Access Mobile Technology

A Beating for a Phone: Women Struggle to Access Mobile Technology

People are always shocked to learn how widespread and easily available mobile technology is in “developing nations” like Bangladesh, Kenya, and Afghanistan. When my husband visited my city of birth, Dhaka, last year he could not believe how many people had cell phones in a country where more than half of the population cannot access...