Category Archive: Tech & Startups

America The Beautiful Goes Tech With The Country’s First Female Chief Technology Officer

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The White House announced this week that Megan Smith, former Google executive, is the country’s first female chief technology officer and assistant to the president. On his first full day in office, President Obama created the… Continue reading

Entrepreneurship: Is It For You? Join Women’s iLab Among A Panel Of Startup Experts THIS THURSDAY!

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Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT) Boston, MA Event Details Boston’s Startup Community is growing every day. As more employees move from the corporate world into startups, and… Continue reading

A Ladies Only Cab Service Is Launching In NYC

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If you’re tired of making stilted small-talk with cab drivers who immediately follow up “Where are you headed to?” with “Do you have a boyfriend?,” the soon-to-launch app SheRides may be just what you’re… Continue reading

With Yo For Inspiration, She Created An App That Curses At People In Other Languages

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Even San Francisco’s dumbest tech innovations have spinoffs. When Yo, an app that exists only to send people the word “Yo,” garnered $1.5 million in funding and got quite a bit of media… Continue reading

Tech Just Got Cute

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Rebecca Minkoff is the latest designer to jump on the wearable tech band wagon, as the American accessories and apparel fashion house is set launch a collection of jewelry with advanced technological capabilities.… Continue reading

Women’s iLab Is Honored To Be A Onein3Impact Finalist!

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It comes with no surprise that Women’s iLab’s is highly involved with and passionate about the Boston community. With co-founders, Katrina and Tara, both being graduates on Boston’s outstanding colleges and having ground their roots in… Continue reading

WHAT IT’S REALLY LIKE FOR FEMALE VENTURE CAPITALISTS IN A MAN’S WORLD

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FACED WITH RAMPANT SEXISM AND AGEISM, FEMALE VENTURE CAPITALISTS ONLY COMPRISE ABOUT 4% OF THE INDUSTRY. HERE’S HOW WOMEN CAN RISE ABOVE. If you haven’t been hiding under a rock, you know the… Continue reading

Why The Tech Sector Struggles To Close The Gender Gap

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SAM DIEPHUIS / BLEND IMAGES VIA AP Over the course of the summer, the tech industry titans released their diversity statistics, and the gender gap in the numbers was stark. At Google, Apple,… Continue reading

Calling All Girl Geeks

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To be geeky is to be intelligent, have passion for a subject and to know that subject in depth. Girl Geek Dinners are international, and an excellent opportunity for like-minded women to get… Continue reading

Michelle Darby Brings Happiness To The Workplace With One Genius Solution

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Meet Michelle Darby. The twenty-something founder and CEO (yes, we said twenty-something CEO) of Roomzilla, a cloud-based dynamic solution for managing conference room reservations. “I don’t fit into the typical – oh you should… Continue reading