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  • She++ Documentary Features Industry Leaders, Stanford Professors and Students Talking Women In Tech [Video]

    She++ Documentary Features Industry Leaders, Stanford Professors and Students Talking Women In Tech [Video]

    She++, a Stanford community for women in tech, released a 12-minute documentary today featuring Stanford students, professors and alumni discussing gender in technical fields. High profile Silicon Valley leaders like Tracy Chou, a software engineer at Pinterest; Jocelyn Goldfein, a Director of Engineering at Facebook share their personal experiences in the documentary. Read More

  • Marc Andreessen Speaks At She++ Conference [Video]

    Marc Andreessen Speaks At She++ Conference [Video]

    Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, spoke at the she++ conference last Saturday, discussing women in tech, his favorite new technology, and his thoughts on startup culture. The video is above and you can read highlights of his keynote here. You can also find highlights from the conference here and see how Facebook’s presence at the conference shows a… Read More

  • Andreessen, Schroepfer, Others Rally For More Women In CS At She++ Conference

    Andreessen, Schroepfer, Others Rally For More Women In CS At She++ Conference

    Marc Andreessen and Mike Schroepfer delivered keynote addresses today at the she++ conference, sharing their thoughts on women in technology and growing the pool of talented engineers. “If we’re building technology that the whole population uses, then we should have people of all backgrounds building that technology so that they build it for the audience that is themselves,”… Read More

  • Marc Andreessen: The World Would Be Much Better If We Had 50 More Silicon Valleys

    Marc Andreessen: The World Would Be Much Better If We Had 50 More Silicon Valleys

    Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, delivered a keynote speech at the she++ conference today, sharing what technology is exciting him right now, what he thinks about current startup culture, and how Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, affected his view of Silicon Valley. “I like to tell people that I’m beta testing the new Google Contact… Read More

  • No Women In CS? Well, Not For Long

    No Women In CS? Well, Not For Long

    At Stanford, just under 21 percent of undergraduate CS majors, the school’s most popular major, are women. Surrounding the school, Silicon Valley is starved for talented engineers, with companies aggressively recruiting Stanford undergrads with coding skills for high paying internships and full time jobs. “Getting more girls involved in CS is probably the most impactful thing we can… Read More