Burns met her husband, Lloyd Bean, while working at Xerox. A scientist and researcher, he was also 20 years her senior. “He had already gone through this ‘growing up’ stuff,” she says. The age difference proved advantageous when Burns’s job later required her to travel frequently and leave their two young children at home. Her husband retired, allowing Burns to focus on advancing her career. “So the secret,” she jokes, “is to marry someone
Cindy Gallop — former chairman of the ad agency BBH New York — has penned a piece for AdWeek about what she calls the New Creativity, which she says is "female-informed." She has some ideas about how to shake up the "white male dominated industry." First: Hire at least three women.
From STEM fields to Saturday Night Live, there are plenty of businesses that could stand to open up, diversify, represent. Gallop argues that including women inspires
Prominent women such as Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Sandberg have proved they can scale to the top of the technology industry. Yet they are still the exception, not the rule.
Even though women outnumber men at the top schools and in the workforce and use the latest gadgets and apps in equal if not greater numbers, they still represent a small fraction of executives, entrepreneurs, investors and engineers.
The number of women studying computer science is shrinking and at many tech companies, only a tiny fraction of the engineers — 2% to 4% in some cases — are women.
This week we are excited to bring to the spotlight Keelia L. Brown. She is the owner and founder of two booming companies,eventbidding.com and www.HBCUDance.com.
“If we don’t have women in computer science, were only seeing half the picture,” Cassidy said. “We need to have women in the computing workforce to bring their diverse perspectives to a development team, thus creating the best products.”These days, Cassidy – who wears a pi pendant and a “unit circle” watch – finds herself in rarefied air when it comes to up-and-coming talent in the tech industry.