Women in Technology

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E17: Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services

How COVID-19 is Hurting Working Women
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Balaji Ganapathy, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Social Responsibility Officer at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the largest technology firms in the world.

Hear Her Story: Q&A with Marie-Chantal Vallée, Business Analyst IT at Gildan

Finding her Fit at Gildan


Marie-Chantal shares her story from losing her job during her maternity leave to finding her fit at Gildan. Here is her story:

Q: Tell us about a challenge you overcame during your career?

Shortly after I began my maternity leave with my second child, the company I was working for at the time restructured and I lost my job. It was hard for me to process the information when I got the phone call as I was in full-time mommy mode - taking care of a new born and completely absorbed by his wellbeing. 

Booz Allen’s Dianna Carr Talks Privacy, Policies, and Balancing Priorities

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During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, October 2018, Booz Allen is spotlighting women in cybersecurity. This piece profiles Dianna Carr, who is a Lead Associate in privacy and cybersecurity strategy. Prior to joining Booz Allen, Dianna was the Deputy Director, Privacy for the Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. She has a B.S. in finance from Lehigh University.

How did you get started in cybersecurity?

Avnet Chief HR Officer MaryAnn Miller Named One of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

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PHOENIX, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief HR Officer and head of Global Marketing and Communications has been named one of 2017’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. This is the third time in her 11-year tenure with Avnet that Miller has received this distinguished honor, first in 2014 and again in 2015.

NetSuite Continues its Commitment to Grace Hopper Conference

Elham Ghassemzadeh, Vice President of Product Management at NetSuite, shares her experience of attending the Grace Hopper Celebration

There’s a special feeling when you walk into the Anita Borg Institute Grace Hopper Conference. As a woman working in technology, usually when you walk into a room, you're in the minority. Here it's the complete opposite. Simply put, it's a different feeling when you are with other technically-minded women and think, “I’m not alone.” It gives you such a boost of confidence and a sense of camaraderie. It’s a genuinely warm feeling to experience.

Twitter Chat Recap: Navigating a Career in Tech with #BUILTBYGIRLS & NetSuite.org

In this Twitter Chat cohosted by #BUILTBYGIRLS and NetSuite.org, participants share tips for starting and navigating a career in tech as a woman -- from writing a resume to networking and building relationships, and more.

#BUILTBYGIRLS is on a mission to support young women to pursue careers in technology by providing them the tools and resources to thrive. NetSuite.org is committed to leveraging our technology and employee expertise to help nonprofits and social enterprises accelerate their social impact. In this fast paced Twitter Chat, cohosted by NetSuite.org and #BUILTBYGIRLS, participants shared their experience and tips for starting and navigating a career in technology -- from what they like best about the tech industry to tips for networking and landing your first opportunity. 

Booz Allen’s Jenny Oh Receives Unsung Hero Leadership Award from Washington DC Women in Technology

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Booz Allen Associate Jenny Oh was honored by Washington DC Women in Technology (WIT), receiving the Unsung Hero Leadership Award at a ceremony held May 19 in Reston, VA. The WIT Leadership Awards recognize and honor women professionals who have exemplified leadership while promoting the WIT mission of advancing women in technology from the classroom to the boardroom.

JoAnne Taylor Recognized for Dedicated Work for Women in NetSuite

Senior Director of US & Corporate Human Resources at NetSuite was recently given HR Symposium’s 2016 Award of Excellence for her work in leading the Women in NetSuite (WIN) initiative

Eighteen months ago, women represented 34 percent of employees at NetSuite, but less than 10 percent of leadership.

Recognizing that disparity, not just at NetSuite but in the tech community as a whole, a cross-functional team of women formed Women in NetSuite (WIN) to advance the professional development of women at NetSuite through recruitment, sponsorship, networking, education and advocacy.

Accenture Releases 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report; Skills to Succeed Initiative Equips More than 1.2 Million People with Job Skills

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NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released its 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measureable Difference,” which explores the company’s progress, performance and goals across its global operations.


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