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Registration now OPEN: Apple’s Free Summer Camp for Kids

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Apple recently opened registration for its annual Free Summer Camp for Kids that will run for the next two weeks from July 20- August 7. I signed up two of my children who fall within the target demo ages, 8-12, to attend one of the three day camps that are held at Apple Stores nationwide. Parents […]

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FEDS Tech Start Up tries to lure tech workers from Silicon Valley

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The Washington DC area has a tech worker shortage and the Feds are trying to lure Silicon Valley workers here, but it is a tall order

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Top 5 Reasons Companies Give for Employment Diversity Deficits

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It is a vicious repeat episode of the movie Groundhog Day when it comes to discussing the absence of racial diversity in certain fields like journalism, tech journalism, tech, big LAW, [fill in profession here]. Not a fortnight passes during any given year over the past decade or so without there being a report, controversy, study, incident, […]

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Watch the White House Girls-Focused Science Fair LIVE (VIDEO)!

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Watch the 6th Science Fair hosted at the White House by President Barack Obama to encourage technology and science among American school children

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Do we have to window-dress academics to appeal to Girls, Minorities and Boys

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  This morning, I read an interesting piece inside of the fashion blog Refinery 29 article which highlighted 8 Women in Technology Making Waves in Tech. I found the spotlight subjects refreshing and almost immediately noticed how very attractive they all were. It quickly reminded me of a recent  Entertainment Weekly article featuring women who have starred in “kick […]

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Pretty Girls Rock, but Smart Ones do too: How the “Princessification” of Girls stunts their aspirations

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  This week, I have been loving seeing photos shared in social media of all of my friends who are top mom bloggers  enjoy their week at Disney World during the Disney Social Mobile Mom Celebration . It’s a public relations week where Disney flies in the most influential mom bloggers down to Disney World in Florida, […]

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How society stunts girls interest in science, tech, engineering and math (#STEM INFOGRAPHIC)

Girls are traditionally quicker to pick up concepts than boys early on, but somewhere along the line, they drop off in their interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Why is that and what can be done to encourage more girls and women to get into this industry?  An engineering degree school put together […]

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Tech Entrepreneur researcher debunks myths, shares success models

One of the things I love about living and working in such a progressive and forward thinking area like the Washington DC region is getting to attend lectures by very smart people about lots of different interesting topics.  This past October 28, I got the opportunity to listen to a leader in innovation and entrepreneurial […]

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