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 Keep discussions honest and respectful.
 Keep on topic and if possible, 15 minutes
to each discussion.
 Slides are to ...
Courtesy of news.dice.com
 According to Forbes and Harvey Nash-
› 9% CIOs are female, (12% in 2010)
 Dept. of Commerce reports, “women
have seen n...
 Differences in gender communication:
› Men nod to agree, women nod to state the
other person is heard/understood.
› When...
 Identify Stereotypes and what is gender
bias?
 How are these different from
discrimination?
Stemming the Time- Why Wome...
 According to research by Penn Schoen
and Berland , nearly two-thirds (63
percent) of [teenage girls] have never
consider...
Courtesy of forbes.com
 70% of the business leaders believed that
educational about technical fields starts
in childhood.
 44% believed that ta...
 Your career is important!
 Self Promotion is GOOD!
 Dress for the part you want to play.
 Raise your hand, speak up- ...
 Few female mentors
 Those highlights in media are rarely
identified with.
 WIT communities and challenges for
high-end...
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  1. 1.  Keep discussions honest and respectful.  Keep on topic and if possible, 15 minutes to each discussion.  Slides are to offer topics of discussion, we may jump ahead or back for reference at any time or work without them!  These sessions are to offer women in tech opportunities to collaborate, network and mentor.
  2. 2. Courtesy of news.dice.com
  3. 3.  According to Forbes and Harvey Nash- › 9% CIOs are female, (12% in 2010)  Dept. of Commerce reports, “women have seen no employment growth in STEM jobs since 2000.”  How 25% of tech positions- is this accurate when highest percentage held position of recruiter?
  4. 4.  Differences in gender communication: › Men nod to agree, women nod to state the other person is heard/understood. › When a woman asks a question at the end of a discussion, its often not because she doesn’t know the answer, but she is searching for consensus. › Women often see topics connected that men do not. Women are “data sorters” where men often “pre-aggregate”, both have positive and negative due to this.
  5. 5.  Identify Stereotypes and what is gender bias?  How are these different from discrimination? Stemming the Time- Why Women are Leaving Engineering: http://studyofwork.com/files/2011/03/NSF_ Women-Full-Report-0314.pdf
  6. 6.  According to research by Penn Schoen and Berland , nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of [teenage girls] have never considered a career in engineering.  Often little or no programming classes are required to graduate from high school, when introduction should be earlier.
  7. 7. Courtesy of forbes.com
  8. 8.  70% of the business leaders believed that educational about technical fields starts in childhood.  44% believed that taking a computer science class sparked their interest in a technology career path.
  9. 9.  Your career is important!  Self Promotion is GOOD!  Dress for the part you want to play.  Raise your hand, speak up- just one “Lean in” promise to yourself each day.  Build short term and long term goals.  Build a network.  Find Mentors
  10. 10.  Few female mentors  Those highlights in media are rarely identified with.  WIT communities and challenges for high-end techies.  Mentoring OPPORTUNITY!!
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