Infographic : The rise of women in tech, social media and gaming

Infographic : The rise of women in tech, social media and gaming

An infographic that shares the advances women are making in tech, social media and gaming. Truly, in historically male-dominated domains, women are rising to the challenge. …Tell Me More »

Sauber’s Monisha Kaltenborn becomes F1′s first woman team principal

Sauber’s Monisha Kaltenborn becomes F1′s first woman team principal

Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of Sauber Motorsport AG and responsible for business operations at Hinwil since early 2010, will take on the additional role as the first female team principal in Formula 1, starting at this weekend’s Korean Grand Prix. Outgoing boss Peter Sauber, who entered F1 in 1993, will remain as Sauber group’s president of the board. …Tell Me More »

The Women MacArthur Fellows 2012, honored for helping build a more just, verdant, and peaceful world

The Women MacArthur Fellows 2012, honored for helping build a more just, verdant, and peaceful world

The MacArthur Fellowship Program

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the MacArthur Fellows for 2012 on Monday, 1st October, 2012 and 10 of the 23 MacArthur Fellows are women. The MacArthur Fellowship cannot be applied for, and comes with US $ 500,000 spread in equal installments for five years. …Tell Me More »

Binu Verma co-founded CEFI transforms city museums to schools for the disadvantaged

Binu Verma co-founded CEFI transforms city museums to schools for the disadvantaged

Education, in India, especially school education is a fundamental right and has funding coming through the state governments and the central government, with an equally strong presence in the private sector. With an enrollment that stands at 18% in pre-schooling, there is an alarming 48% drop-out rate in elementary education in Indian elementary education. The factors that contribute to this are far too many, and inspired individuals and organisations have been attempting to bridge this divide with innovative , custom – programs that is designed to keep the young wards interested in the program and motivated to learn more. …Tell Me More »

Rebecca Van Dyck and Facebook’s new ad The Things that Connect Us

Rebecca Van Dyck and Facebook’s new ad The Things that Connect Us

Rebecca Van DyckPhoto: Jeff Singer/Novus Select | Credit : AdWeek

It might be a coincidence that Facebook reached its 1 billion user base as it released its new ad that speaks of all things emotional with its users, titled The Things that Connect Us, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for Wieden & Kennedy in Portland, Ore. The strategy for the final conceptualisation and the execution of the ad had in fact started an year back, in the office of Facebook’s Head of Consumer Marketing, Rebecca Van Dyck, who needs no introduction in the world of marketing. …Tell Me More »

Square launches Code Camp Contest for Women engineering students

Square launches Code Camp Contest for Women engineering students

In an effort to invest in, develop and inspire women in technology, the company is hosting a three day, expense-paid immersion program at Square’s San Francisco headquarters called Code Camp. …Tell Me More »

Bloomberg TV launches Women to Watch, focusing on women in tech, work-life and entrepreneurship

Bloomberg TV launches Women to Watch, focusing on women in tech, work-life and entrepreneurship

Bloomberg Television‘s  ‘Women to Watch’ series,  hosted by Willow Bay, a former face of Estee Lauder, TV anchor at ABC, CNN, and NBC, and mother of two, which is going live from Monday, October 1, 9 pm ET/PT discuss struggles with family, can women have it all?, lack of women entering the field and  discrimination amongst others. …Tell Me More »

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