Today's Monday Motivator is Kelley O. Williams, the CEO & Co-Founder of Paige and Paxton Elementary STEM curriculum. While working for signature companies such as American Express and JPMorgan Chase, Kelley led nationally recognized STEM pipeline programs for girls and youth of color as one of the founding team members of the New York Chapter … Continue reading Monday Motivator: Kelley O. Williams of Paige & Paxton
You ever walk into an event and immediately feel like you're at a family reunion? That's how I felt on Tuesday walking into the tech tea party at Blue1647. Trust and believe when I say everyone left there feeling inspired and motivated after this candid tea session. The 3 panelists who delivered the piping hot tea were: … Continue reading #1919TechTeaParty: Spilling the Tea on Tech
via If you live in Chicago you've probably heard the screams lately about women in tech, if not check out this article. From that article a fury of responses rumbled about what women should be doing and why we aren't viewed as a large contributor to tech. (Even I had to respond to that … Continue reading Chicago Women in Tech Are Still Buzzing….
via If you live in Chicago and are part of the tech scene then you probably read Katherine Raz's op ed piece for Crain's last week. I've read and re-read (probably about 20 times) to really dig deep into what Raz was saying. A lot of people jumped down her throat immediately saying she was … Continue reading Women in Tech ARE Here: My Response to Katherine Raz’s Op-Ed
Another week, new tech stories. Let's check out some of my top tech stories for this week. Happy Birthday to the Cellphone! April 3rd was the 40th anniversary of the first cell phone call which was made by Martin Cooper, a Motorola engineer, in 1973. According to The Verge, Cooper called up Joel Engel, who … Continue reading This Week’s Tech Follow-Up