women in technology

YouTube is expanding Red to more countries

YouTube Red will expand its subscription service to as many as 100 countries, according to YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki . Speaking at Recode’s Code Media conference in Huntington Beach

Lego’s official ‘Women of NASA’ set goes on sale November 1

Lego has a new set that originated by a member of its Lego Ideas fan-sourced creation platform: The Women of NASA, a package that includes NASA pioneers Nancy Grace Roman, Margeret Hamilton, Sally Rid

Sheryl Sandberg joins the immigration ban statement canoe

Several tech leaders spoke out against President Trump’s executive order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries over the weekend. Today, Sheryl Sandberg leaned into that now rat

How male allies can support women in technology

There are so many reasons that men should get involved and be true allies to women in tech: It’s the right thing to do. It’s good for business. Diverse teams that reflect the end user create bette

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship outside North America

Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as 'the world's first social robot' but since delayed and yet to arrive in the market some nine months after its original due date, is n

Reddit is still in turmoil

Although Pao was seen as the driving force behind efforts to make Reddit respectable enough to appeal to advertisers, the company continued its clean-up after her departure, making diverse hires and k

Dartmouth graduated more women than men in engineering this year

Dartmouth just became the first national research university to graduate more women than men in the engineering department. More women have been going into engineering in the last several years, acco

Why STEM’s Future Rests In The Hands Of 12-Year-Old Girls

A recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) took a comprehensive look at gender differences in student performance based on an exam taken by 15-year-olds. The

What Games Are: My Three GDC Themes

Women in games, the continuing rise of microconsoles and the normalizing of real money gaming. These were the three themes that I noticed most at this year's Game Developers Conference.

Report Highlights Huge Gender Disparity in Healthcare Leadership

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>This guest post was written by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-chase" target="_blank">Dave Chase</a>, the CEO of <a href="https://avado.com/" ta

Rebuttal: Make Room In the Bubble For Everyone

This weekend, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/23/diversity-candidate/" target="_blank">TechCrunch ran a piece by Bindu Reddy</a> bemoaning the fact that when raising money as a CEO of a

Today is Ada Lovelace Day! Acknowledge the techie women around you!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/ada-lovelace.jpg" />Today we appreciate the women in technology as we recognize Ada Lovelace, considered to be the world's first computer