What’s scarier than spiders and high places? For many adults, the answer is public speaking, like having to give a presentation for work or at an event. According to the National Social Anxiety Center, more than 70% of Americans have at least a mild case of glossophobia, otherwise known as fear of public speaking. […]
Start 2017 by Rethinking Your Relationship with Email
This time of year it’s traditional to try to stop bad habits and start good ones. In the workplace, there’s one habit of which almost every employee is guilty, regardless of your industry, job title or location: Excessive emailing. There’s no better time than the start of the New Year to rethink your relationship with email.
How Encryption Will Change Business Security
The loudest voices in today’s debate over surveillance come from white, wealthy men, according to a Daily Dot report. In February 2016, the organization reviewed eight months worth of high-profile exchanges about surveillance and encryption in America and found that women (and other minorities in the workplace) are barely represented, let alone heard.
6 Tech Gadgets for the Stylish Businesswoman
Women’s technology buying habits outpace men, according to Parks Associates. More women are playing video games, buying tablets and smartphones, and having higher purchase intentions than men. Overall, Parks Associates urges manufacturers to give women practical and social reasons to buy, and they’ll follow suit.
The Leading Ladies of STEM: Giving a Voice to Women in the Sciences
Ask any young girl in the U.S. today to name the top five leading ladies in Hollywood and they’re likely to recite with ease a complete and accurate list in less than sixty seconds. But ask them to come up with five names of past and present notable females in science and technology and they’ll […]
5 Tech Career Paths for Women In Business
Consider that there is no longer any reason that women should have any different pay or opportunity than men anymore, and that the availability of tech jobs is skyrocketing, and suddenly you’ll see where the chance for breaking through for women in tech industries is going to be soon.
How Women Leading the Business World Are Changing the Face of Technology
There are 9,932,434 women-owned businesses in the United States, a 27.5 percent increase from 2007 to 2012, according to the National Women’s Business Council. Meanwhile, a CNN Money Analysis found only 14.2 percent of the top five leadership positions at the companies in the S&P 500 are held by women. Those figures are both good and […]
Women In Engineering and Technology
National engineers week foundation’s annual global marathon invites women in engineering and technology to inspire, inform and change the world WASHINGTON DC, January 29, 2013 – Women in Engineering and Technology: Inspire. Inform. Change the World is the theme of the National Engineers Week Foundation’s annual Global Marathon. Set for March 6-8, 2013, the Marathon is […]
CompTIA Launches New Advancing Women in IT Community
Member-driven forum from leading IT association tasked with advancing career opportunities for women Downers Grove, Ill., February 29, 2012 – CompTIA, the non-profit trade association for the information technology (IT) industry, today announced the creation of a new member community aimed at expanding IT career opportunities for women.