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A new project we're launching at Gnomedex 10 called Tech Mavens, highlighting and telling the stories of amazing women in tech and social media.

A new project we're launching at Gnomedex 10 called Tech Mavens, highlighting and telling the stories of amazing women in tech and social media.

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  • Women are shaping the Internet in some pretty important ways, and it’s time to begin thinking more seriously about how our voice is heard and how we’re representing our voice.

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  • @TechMavens
  • Photo: Erik Christiansen (thx!)
  • Midnight naming convention at Starbucks
    Web Women
    Tech Mint
    Tech Women Tech Mavens
    The Tech Mavens
    The Social Syndicate
    Tech Trailblazers
    Social Sherpas
    • Tech Junkies
    • Maven Mojo
    • Modest Mavens
    • Super Women of Tech
    • Trend Setters Of Tech
    • Trendy Tech Mavens Of Tech
    • Digital Intelligencia
  • Midnight naming convention at Starbuckscontinues…
    Techeclectic
    Caveat Serendipity
    Digital Serendipity
    Intentional Advisor
    Best Case ScenerioTech Handbook
    Heroine
    Pathfinder Scout Vanguard
    Trailblazer
    Web Blazers
    Webstars
    TechBlazers
    Entourage
    Beacon
    Social Media Sherpas
    Tech Sherpas
    Soul of Social
    Wave of Change
    Sherpasof Change
    The Other Side of Tech
    Flip Side of Social
    Sultans of Social
    …Plus 100 more
  • Gender & The Internet
    Women majority users in the social web:
    E-commerce
    Retail and shopping
    Consumption of user generated content on YouTube
    Blogging and photo sharing
    Tweeting, sharing, searching
    Connecting, engaging, embracing
    **Actual stats not listed but full report via comscore
  • Women own 40% of private businesses in the U.S.
    but create only 8% of venture-backed startups.
    **Center for Women’s Business Research
  • 6%
  • “There aren’t enough women entrepreneurs because they don’t see enough women entrepreneurs ahead of them and successful.”
    --AnuShukla, founder of three tech start-ups
  • “I’ve seen more complaining than action about the dearth of women in tech.”
    “If we want more women to be in tech, then we have to have a set of role models.”
    --Vijayashanker, Femineer Blog
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvdhXr_rOJY
  • Role models are out there.We just rounded ‘em up. Women in top technology positionsneed a safe space to rock out, rally the troops, and share success stories. We want to highlight innovators and tell their stories.Tech Mavens is a crashpad. A launchpad. An inspiration station, place to share stories, advice center, event hub and force for social change. Let’s face it: we live, work and love online.It’s time to nominate our fearless leaders.
  • Tech Mavens at Gnomedex
  • Website Launch
  • 3…2…1
  • http://TechMavens.com
  • Read about awesome women in tech:
    http://techmavens.com