When Jim Theres first read about the “Hello Girls” of World War I, he knew the story of America’s first female Soldiers needed to be told on the silver screen. Continue reading America’s first female Soldiers on screen for WWI centennial
Each November, thousands of people around the world take part in National Novel (NaNo) Writing Month, where they write a 50,000-word novel over the span of the month. Yet many people have no idea what to do with the novel once they reach the end. Continue reading Finished your novel for NaNo, now what?
A century before the dawn of the computer age, Ada Lovelace imagined the modern-day, general-purpose computer. It could be programmed to follow instructions, she wrote in 1843. Continue reading Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer
CNN Digital has more women in leadership and on staff than ever, and their perspective is changing video storytelling. Continue reading How the women in charge of programming at CNN are changing the news we see
Women make up only 26% of the tech workforce, and in product management that number drops to 5%. So Nancy Wang cofounded a nonprofit to help women change the ratio. Continue reading The first female product manager at Google built a nonprofit to combat the sexism in tech
So far in 2018 only 2.2% of venture capital funding has gone to startups founded by women. There are multiple reasons for that (none of them good), but Apple is trying to address the problem by providing some valuable design and coding help. Continue reading Apple will soon offer coding camps for women-founded startups
Kristine E. Guillaume ’20 will lead the newly elected 146th Guard of The Harvard Crimson, the organization’s President announced on Monday. Guillaume is the first black woman to serve as President of The Crimson in the paper’s 145-year history. Continue reading Guillaume to Lead The Crimson’s 146th Guard
A red laser pointer shining through a raw chicken carcass may not seem like groundbreaking science, but for veteran technologist Mary Lou Jepsen, it’s worth $28 million in funding for her latest startup, Openwater. Continue reading How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup
By 2045, people of color will make up the majority of the U.S. population.
That demographic shift, predicted by the U.S. Census Bureau, is one reason why companies are starting to take workplace diversity, inclusion and equity more seriously. Continue reading How Diversity Officers Change Corporate Culture
Quitting your job and turning your side hustle into a full-time role can be scary. These six women who did just that share what they learned along the way. Continue reading 6 women who turned their side hustle into a full-time gig