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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'[...]

Keynote at eveMCECs: Entrepreneurship, Engineers, scientists

I've had the privileged to keynote last wednesday at the first ever #eveMCECs #SWE first annual of women engineers/computer scientist event. My topic was about Entrepreneurs: Tell your story & Pitch your ideas- Be bold! I've shared my top 5 key pointers here It was a great crowd and i've had a blast sharing my story!      

NWrWIC 2014: Women Pioneering Innovation

I've had the privileged to be a part of the amazing team at NWrWIC plus, moderated a thought provoking discussions on personal brand around STEM/Technology enthusiasts. This year theme was Women Pioneering Innovation! I was accompanied by Microsoft, Tripwire, personal brand advocate Claire and Kate from Intel NBI team. It was a well rounded and fun discussions. Note: photo by Hal Harrison

Who are the Next Generation's Leaders in STEM?

Featured in HuffpostTech article In the next five years, STEM jobs are projected to grow twice as quickly as jobs in all other fields according to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics. While all jobs are expected to grow by 10.4 percent, STEM jobs are expected to increase by 21.4 percent. Similarly, 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require technical skills. By this measure, future STEM jobs represent a huge opportunity to today's students. But to put these numbers into perspective, of the 3.8 million ninth graders in the U.S., only 233,000 end up choosing a STEM degree in college, accor[...]

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[...]