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Getting More Women Into Tech Is Going To Be Awkward

Big tech companies are pushing hard to get the word out about their efforts to be more inclusive for women, people of color, and other minority groups. We recently covered Google's latest efforts t

Google’s Tepid Plan To Boost Diversity At Tech Conferences

Less than a month after admitting it hires too many white dudes, Google is committing to increasing the number of women and minorities in tech to better reflect society at large.

The MEMI, A Smartbracelet For Women, Vibrates When You Get Calls And Texts

In TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley today, MEMI co-founder and president Margaux Guerard is demonstrating her company’s iPhone-compatible smartbracelet. Aimed at women who tend to ca

Who Runs The (Social Media) World? Girls.

Behind every great social media platform stands millions of great women. And boy do they love their smartphones! According to research compiled by FinanceOnline, which was taken from PEW, Nielsen, and

Levo Raises $7M To Connect Young Female Professionals

Levo League, a site with career resources for young women, announced today that it has raised $7 million in angel funding from investors including Lubna Olayan, the CEO of Saudi Arabian firm Olayan Fi

Google’s Got Its Own Lean In, Teams With Politico And Tory Burch For “Women Rule”

Women Rule is a new programming and event series to recognize female leaders and bring them together to give advice to women in politics and business. The joint partnership between politics blog Polit

Focused On Women, Sprightly Debuts A Visual Content Platform Showing What’s Hot Across Fashion, Beauty, Design Sites & More

<a target="_blank" href="http://spright.ly/">Sprightly</a>, a newly launching startup whose founding team has an extensive history working in female-focused businesses, including Refinery29, Etsy, Chl

In The World Of Tech, Women Can Have It All

<strong>Editor's note: </strong><em>Michal Tsur is a serial tech entrepreneur, having co-founded online security firm <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/cyota">Cyota</a> and o

Modington Lets You Shop For Outfits, Not Just Clothes

Pranav Dharma, a former IBM engineer, self-described "fashionable" geek, and founder of new women's apparel startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.modington.com/">Modington</a>, thinks that today

This Is What Success Looks Like?

In the business world, where male CEOs outrank females in both numbers and pay, the occurrence of a pregnant Fortune 500 CEO isn't just a novelty, it's a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/0

Adore Me Raises $2.5 Million For Personalized Lingerie Showrooms

NYC-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.adoreme.com/">Adore Me</a>, yet another player in the subscription-based e-commerce business, has raised a second round of funding totaling $2.5 million.

True&Co Takes $2M Seed Funding From First Round, SoftTech, Others To Shake Up The Bra Industry

The women's liberation movement once taught ladies to cast off their bras in solidarity and empowerment; now a new startup, founded by two women, is inverting that formula to make sure that when you p

Watch Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Deliver Her Speech To Harvard Business School Graduates

It has been a week since the Facebook IPO, with a whole lot of drama in the aftermath about the glitch with Nasdaq (and the <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/120521/p46#a120521p46">legal implications</

Don’t Be Afraid To Go Pink: Designing Great Tech Products For Women

When it comes to fashion, women have embraced products that were originally designed for men. Flip through any J.Crew catalog and you’ll encounter the Boyfriend Jean, Boyfriend Blazer, unisex ankle

Female-Focused Accelerator “Women Innovate Mobile” Announces Its First Participants

<a href="http://www.womeninnovatemobile.com/">Women Innovate Mobile</a> (WIM), the new accelerator aimed to help promote companies started by female entrepreneurs, is ready to debut its first class. L

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

No Boys Allowed: Women Innovate Mobile Accelerator Is Just For Women

Today, a new startup accelerator for women, the <a href="http://womeninnovatemobile.com/">Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) Accelerator</a>, is opening its doors for applications. The program will start of

I Don’t Want To Be A Diversity Candidate

<div><em><strong>Editor’s note</strong>: Guest author <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/bindu-reddy">Bindu Reddy</a> is the CEO of <a href="http://mylikes.com/">MyLikes</a>, a word-of-mou

Why Women Rule The Internet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/aileen-lee.jpg"> <em><strong>Editor’s note</strong>:  This guest post is written by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/aileen-lee">

Men and Women Entrepreneurs: Not That Different

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/women-in-computing.png" /> In any debate, it is easy to revert to anecdote and highlight examples that exemplify one point of view. Recent Tec
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