women in tech

Dynamic pricing virtuoso Sezin Aksoy takes on sports with real-time data influences

Buy a ticket. Attend the event. Have fun. It seems a simple process. But today’s ticket agents are doing more than selling admissions to sports games or concerts. Thanks to new data technologies, customers are tracked from the minute they first visit a sales site through to when they leave the venue after the event. This …

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Women in leadership; science fiction convention; API conference; more – GeekWire

— Seattle online retailer Zulily is teaming up with women’s professional soccer team Seattle Reign FC for an event designed to encourage women leaders to thrive in all walks of life, whether they be team leaders or CEOs. At the Top of Your Game will feature a variety of women leaders sharing their stories and …

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Building Strong Women and Communities in STEM Industries

Only two or three decades ago, the trend in both primary and secondary schools was to offer boys metal shop, and girls home economics. It was assumed that the boys would need to know how to fix a car engine as adults, and the girls would need to maybe sew something. If you were a …

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read: Why Google Shouldn’t Have Fired James Damore

Did you read the memo? Yes, that memo. It’s the one that James Damore wrote that got him fired from Google. I did. I seriously disagree with Google’s firing of Mr. Damore. Yet, Damore’s varied statements as reported did seem inflammatory and cause for disciplinary action. The only problem is that once you read what he …

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