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VMware CodeHouse 2017 Inspires Female Coders

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VMware’s Palo Alto campus recently became home to ambitious young female engineers at CodeHouse – a three-day workshop teaching college women to make an impact and tackle technical challenges.

The event, which took place from July 19th – 22nd, aimed to bring to light the issue of diversity in the workplace and spur more women’s interest upon entering the technology field upon graduation.

Comcast NBCUniversal Publishes 2017 D&I Report

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Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to release its 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Report, summarizing the company’s progress over the last six years across five focus areas: Workforce, Supplier Diversity, Programming, Community Investment, and Governance.

PayPal’s Brandon Tineo on Strong Work Ethic Creating Opportunity

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In his teens, while most of his peers were perfecting their video game skills, Brandon Tineo worked from 4-9 p.m. at his parents’ restaurant. Even with that dedication to the family business, he still killed it in the classroom, making grades that got him into college at Harvard. However, while an undergrad, misfortune visited the Tineo clan -- the family lost both their restaurant and their home.
 

Liba Wenig Rubenstein Named Senior Vice President, Social Impact for 21st Century Fox

Shira Oberlander and Vijay Sudan Promoted to Vice President, Social Impact
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New York, NY, January 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – 21st Century Fox today named Liba Wenig Rubenstein to the role of Senior Vice President, Social Impact.  In this newly created position, she oversees the company’s expanding social impact programs, comprising a variety of initiatives that amplify to key constituents the company’s pro-social commitments and programming.

Ms. Rubenstein manages teams in New York as well as in Los Angeles, where she is based, and reports to Julie Henderson, EVP and Chief Communications Officer. 

How I Became a Techie: Ignacio Contreras

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“Allow some level of randomness or variability in your career.” — Ignacio Contreras

I remember, at 7 or 8 years old, I used to create circuits with this toy DC motor that you could buy at electronic stores. My grandfather, who I lived with, used to give me some money for arcades or comic books, but instead, sometimes I would go to the electronics shop to buy lights, copper cables, batteries, and motors to build a small circuit.

Without more Women in Technology, the Year 2050 Could be our Most Backward in a Century

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Originally posted on the Telegraph

By BECKY PLUMMER
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BLOOMBERG

From pacemakers to personal computers and the internet, there is no doubt that there has been more technological advancement in the last century than ever before in history.

Yet many of us struggle to think of an innovation pioneered by a woman.

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