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“Why Women In Tech Can Make All The Difference”

“If you’re a woman in tech or thinking about taking a job in the tech industry, the numbers are intimidating: women hold only 20% of tech jobs. With over 600,000 tech jobs vacant at any given time, why aren’t women pursuing these jobs, which generally pay well? Let’s examine the reasons behind the low numbers as ...

Upcoming Event: Women in Technology Career Meetup – July 13

InspirHER Tech is having a Women in Technology Career Meetup on July 13. “Join us for THE exclusive event in Chicago’s western suburbs for career women tearing up the turf in Technology and their male allies.” Women in Technology Career Meetup Saturday, Jul 13, 2019, 9:00 AM Lextech Global Services3025 Highland Pkwy #275 Downers Grove, ...

Women in Tech Around The World: “Jessica Li of DahMakan on disrupting

“DahMakan was founded in 2015 by Jonathan Weins, Jessica Li, and Christian Edelman. It offers food prepared in cloud kitchens with no dine-in facilities, making delivery its sole purpose. The Kuala Lumpur-based startup also landed in Bangkok in 2018 after acquiring local food delivery service Polpa. DahMakan has shown promising growth, with a total of ...

Women in STEM: AT&T SVP Marachel Knight

Marachel Knight, AT&T senior vice president for technology planning and engineering, has worked her way up through the ranks at AT&T over the past two decades and now is inspiring other young women to find their tech calling.  “Knight, who holds two patented inventions, one for Systems for Use with Multi-Number Cellular Devices, and another ...

Upcoming Event: Chicago Women in Product Meetup – July 14

“Are you a woman in technology product management or product marketing? This is a group for anyone currently working as product manager or product marketing manager or interested in a career in product management. If you’re interested in exchanging ideas, advice and insights about navigating as a woman in product management, lets’ get together and ...

“Having women on teams helps you be successful,”

“Lehi-based DigiCert held its first ever “Women in Tech” event Friday to officially kick off a company-wide group committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and helping employees learn and develop in their careers. The event was the brainchild of Nikita Raje, who has worked as the principal database engineer at DigiCert for just ...

“JUF awards over $1 million to spur smart growth”

The “Jewish United Fund’s Breakthrough Fund, a six-year initiative to spark innovation and smart growth in leading-edge efforts that meet local human needs, engage Chicagoans Jewishly, and strengthen Israeli society” has announced one of their latest grants will  focus on supporting Women in Technology.  “Hebrew Theological College will receive a second year of funding to ...

“Tech’s Gender Gap Is Also a Communication Gap”

“How many minutes of one-on-one dialogue did you have with junior employees yesterday? Emailing, texting, and group meetings don’t count — I’m talking about individual, face-to-face conversations. Maybe you exchanged “good mornings” or engaged in a bit of small talk, but what about meaningful engagement? For most us of us, our time spent talking with ...

A calling in code

See how seven women in Chicago tech found their calling in code. “When it comes to forging a career, there are a number of paths one can take to get to any given destination. For some, the path is clear and straight from a young age. For others, it feels necessary to explore divergent roads, ...
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