Tags archives: empowering-girls

Off The Record: The Women of Tech Panel

on the 26th of February, I've moderated one of the thought provoking conversation on the Women in technology - big dream discussions. Over 200+ people flocked to the omsi to hear the discussions. The evening will end with a debut viewing of Microsoft’s “The Big Dream”. The Big Dream is a documentary film that follows the stories of seven young women in technology fields. Each story takes a look at these young women’s ambition and how they overcome personal challenges to pursue careers in STEM! 24Notion is one of the sponsor and supporter for women entrepreneurship/technology. We'[...]

U.S Department of State: Empowering Girls through Technology - Global Value of Mentorship

We're constantly hearing the buzz around mentorship. What is the actual value of mentorship? How do you get the most out of it? I recently participated on a panel discussion hosted by the US Dept. of State where twenty-seven TechGirls from eight Middle Eastern countries and the Palestinian Territories gathered together in Washington, D.C. on July 16 at the Microsoft HQ campus. The conversation built upon one of the recent posts on the value of mentorship and STEM education. As we took part in candid conversation about advancing the status of women and girls from all over the world, numerous[...]