They say women are disempowered in our society.
On April 9, 2013, we celebrated theof 1963.
This day marks how far in 2013 women must work to earn what men earned in 2012.
That is APRIL 9th, over three months into the year.
Women in the 1 ].are paid on average 77 cents for every dollar paid to men [
Women currently hold 4 percent of 2 ].500 positions and in the Fortune 1000, a whopping 4.5 percent of CEO positions are held by women [
…addition, we heard regularly from people who'd found out about our call for speakers through Women 2.0 and other mailing lists we worked with.
Our four-pronged approached generated really encouraging, even exciting, results. We're further encouraged by the fact that we didn't execute this plan perfectly, so there's still room for improvement. Here's what we we'll work on next time out.
Coordinating our approaches. As noted above, in addition to our public …
…ago, I attended the 2012 Grace Hopper . For those of you who haven't heard of of Women in Computing Grace Hopper , she could easily be considered the mother of the information age. Grace not only devised the first compiler , she also brought industry and business interests to the world of computing. Her contributions to the field are vast and she paved the way for many women to enter the field
Over 3,600 attendees came for this year's …
Where Are the Women?
Since I've been in the web business I've worked for a large corporation, an academic institution and now a startup. The startup scene is heavily male-dominated in a way the other segments of this industry are not. At the academic institution I was at, almost half of the computing department was female. Likewise for my coworkers at the big corporation . But every startup you walk in to isn't nearly so well-balanced.
People ask, "Where …
Judy Berman, theatlantic.com
The Game ofstar commands a dragon trio, but was no slouch either.
Veronica Mars is coming back to TV. Now, don't get excited—there are no new episodes in the works. ( Kristen Bell is 31 years old at this point,...
Veronica Mars lovefest.
…comparison with the music industry: "Imagine your disappointment if only a third of the 'Top Women in Music' were musicians."
This is not to say there has been no progress over the last twenty years. When I began my Comp Sci degree, I was one of only seven women in a class of 220, which was no uncommon at the time - whereas now the proportion is closer to 1 in 10... but that is still a far cry from 50%
The article, of course, offers no solutions - because generating …
Women or men with small hands
People who like to operate the phone with one hand only. "
You know what they say about guys with big phones...
"Build quality is very good and the device feels solid in the hand although iPhone 4 build feels better. "
"Out of the box with all options at their defaults the device will eat through the 2500mA/h battery in less than 10 hours of normal usage ."
" The stylus needs a fair amount of pressure to operate, …
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