The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017. Continue reading Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit on Being a Black Woman in Silicon Valley
Dr. Silvia Mah, investor and founding partner at Ad Astra Ventures, and her team are equipping female entrepreneurs to build, run and scale investable businesses. Continue reading A Scientist-Turned-Investor Is Helping Female Entrepreneurs Build And Scale Their Businesses
For the last several years, we’ve compiled profiles of women founders and investors at the end of each year because they’ve either raised substantial amounts of money or otherwise achieved notable milestones. Continue reading These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women: Part 1
Rahmaan Mwongozi “Roc” is a motivational speaker and podcast host, as well as the author of Inner Demons. He guides individuals not only on how to ask smart questions and follow the trail to solutions, but also on how to embody a “no excuses” attitude that manifests in excellence.
Continue reading Rahmaan Mwongozi teaches how to apply systems analysis to problems that arise in life as well as in business
Technology is being consumed at an ever increasing rate causing executives, managers, and process improvement experts on the factory floor to re-define the methods of training and dissemination that have become obsolete.
Continue reading The iGen iEverything Train is Coming, but Are You Ready?
Diversity in STEAM Magazine (DISM) recently had the pleasure to speak with Elizabeth Vargas, founder and CEO of Edge Music Network.
DISM: Let’s start with the obvious question first: What’s your take on the lack of female leaders in the tech space?
EV: I could give a dozen reasons and even more excuses for our gender’s absence in the C-suite—not only in tech but in nearly every industry—but I won’t. The truth is that no one cares about why you haven’t succeeded; they’re only interested in how you’ve succeeded. That’s where I want to go. I want to focus on the future, and prove that with vision, hustle and commitment that you can break through and achieve your dreams. That’s how I think I can help young and mature female entrepreneurs achieve their goals and dreams.
Continue reading Female CEO Takes on Tech Industry with Edge Music Network
It’s a Saturday afternoon, at the height of vacation season, in one of South Beach’s hottest hotels, and Robert Smith, the founder of Vista Equity Partners, is dressed like exactly no one within a 100-mile radius of Miami: in a three-piece suit. Continue reading Richer Than Oprah: How The Nation’s Wealthiest African-American Conquered Tech And Wall Street
If you’re passionate about computers, possess a background in information technology, are naturally analytical, good at problem solving, or have a gift for attention to detail, there are a few freelancing paths in the tech arena that may be just right for you. Continue reading 7 Tips for Succeeding as a Freelance Tech Business Owner
Creating a personal brand helps employers see your uniqueness
Why take the time to develop a personal brand? See how you can stand out to employers. Continue reading Sell Yourself and Your Brand
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. From the start, they have also made significant efforts to do this in a way that doesn’t deplete the world’s natural resources. Continue reading Machine Learning At Google: The Amazing Use Case Of Becoming A Fully Sustainable Business