Word got out earlier this week that Facebook and Apple will be offering a new perk to their female employee. They become the first major employers in the country to cover the costs for employees to freeze their eggs, including for non-medical reasons. Read More
Since recently joining up as a BetaBoston contributor, Halley Suitt Tucker (aka @Halley) has offered a flurry of great coverage on the shortfall of women in tech, and the consequences that come with it. It's something she's experienced first-hand and talked to countless other female tech industry professionals about.
Read More'The tide has turned'Vivek Wadhwa still fearless on the issue of women in tech
Something very big is happening in tech on Sept. 9, and I’m not talking about the Apple announcement. On Tuesday, a new book from Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya, Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology, is coming out. I caught up with him in Silicon Valley this week to talk about diversity in technology and hear more about the book.
Tech startups are often associated with Silicon Valley and men. To contrast that perception, we went on a quest to find some of the women interning at Boston startups this summer; to talk to some of the people hiring them; and explore how these companies are creating a positive environment for women interested in tech.
Read MoreSummertime SadnessTo get more women technology leaders, let's start by fixing summer camp
Shereen Shermak, chief executive of Boston's Launch Angels, shares her thoughts on how to get more girls interested in — and sticking with — technology, starting with a youth staple: Summer Camp.Read More
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