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Why Women Need to TechUp (Maybe) Without Men

Does the world really need another tech conference? One dedicated to getting women up to tech speed? I was a TechUpforWomen skeptic. “Why should tech issues for women be any different than those for men,” I thought. Then I attended the day-long TechUpforWomen, a show that according to its founder, Dawn Pratt, was created “to

By |2019-12-04T14:23:49+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Press|0 Comments

Inspiration and Insight From the Tech Up for Women Conference

For me, attending a women's-oriented conference is often more for inspiration than information. However, I was pleasantly surprised that the recent Tech Up for Women Conference at the Javits Center in New York, offered both. Speakers from a range of industries not only shared their struggles to find the right career path and overcome obstacles,

By |2019-12-02T15:54:13+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Press, Tech Start Up, Technology|0 Comments

How Stephen Curry Approaches Building Companies and Investing In Tech

Most of us would be fortunate to be world-class at one particular skillset, but for Stephen Curry, being a three-time NBA champion and  two-time NBA MVP didn't stop him from getting involved in business too. I had heard about Curry's versatile investment and branding company, SC30, but I wanted to get a more personal take on why

By |2019-11-01T20:06:39+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Leadership|0 Comments

Women Board Directors and Chairs — Why do the numbers remain so low and how we can change them!

I was recently honored to be named board chair at Lumentum, a terrific public company in the technology space. As I thought about my new responsibility, I became curious as to how many other companies have women board chairs and unfortunately what I found was not good. First, for context, consider the number of women

By |2019-11-01T19:51:43+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Leadership|0 Comments

These 20 NYC Influencer Marketing Agencies Know How to Reach an Audience

With the solidification of social networking platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram as a part of our daily conscious, plus emerging platforms like TikTok rocketing in popularity, social media has grown from humble, early-internet roots into a multi-billion dollar industry. In the US alone, 73% of all adults use YouTube, including 94% of all 18-24 year

By |2019-11-01T19:47:06+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Tech Start Up, Technology|0 Comments

Five Years of Tech Diversity Reports—and Little Progress

It’s been five years since Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft first released diversity reports, revealing the companies’ workforces were overwhelmingly white or Asian men. Five years since Facebook first acknowledged it had “more work to do—a lot more,” and CEO Tim Cook wrote Apple employees a letter promising the company would be “as innovative in

By |2019-11-01T19:21:54+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Technology|0 Comments

Starting Up in Washington D.C.: Where Amazon, Cupcakes, and (Haunted) Business Incubators Collide

Washington, D.C.'s startup ecosystem is expected to get a major boost thanks to Amazon's imminent HQ2 arrival in Crystal City, Virginia. What's more, local schools are opening satellite campuses and innovations centers nearby, which is bound to bring more tech talent to the nation's capital. But there is more to the area than just Amazon and politics.

By |2019-11-01T19:08:44+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Technology|0 Comments

MEA Partners with Tech Up for Women

Encouraging More Women to Get Involved in the Mobile Electronics Industry North Andover, MA – July 2019 – The Mobile Electronics Association (MEA) announced today a new partnership with Tech Up for Women to provide networking opportunities and engage more women in the mobile electronics industry. MEA will host an inaugural meeting of Women of

By |2019-08-07T00:01:50+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Press|0 Comments