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How 7 Tech Companies Are Fighting Workplace Sexism

Workplace sexism in the tech industry is far too common. But these companies are using hiring, policies, transparency, and even technology itself to change that.
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4 Things Tech Execs Can Do Right Now to Shrink the Industry’s Gender Gap

Tech’s gender gap is huge. But if tech executives create environments that foster and reward gender inclusion, it could start to diminish.
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Women in STEM: 20 Organizations Working to Close Tech’s Gender Gap

The gender gap in STEM industries is still way too wide. But it’s narrowing all the time, thanks in no small part to the work of these 20 teaching organizations.
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Be Inspired: 30 Female-Identifying Coders You Should be Following on Twitter

Here are 30 female-identifying coders you can follow and learn from as you make your own career in software development.
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Bringing Black Panther to Life with Black Girls Code

Fullstack Academy and The Grace Hopper Program in Chicago partnered with Black Girls Code for the "Wakanda by Design: 3D Printing" workshop, which allowed young girls to design and create high-tech solutions inspired by the film.
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7 Developers Who Are Thriving in a Second Career in Coding

A second career in coding is a real possibility for almost anyone. Just ask these coders who have made the transition into the world of software development.
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Accessible Tech Education for Women+ Students.

Explore the Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy, an immersive software engineering course for women+ students

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Do Dedicated Hiring Quotas Close the Gender Gap in Tech?

Though many companies have committed to changing hiring practices to close the gender gap in tech, women continue to be severely underrepresented.
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3 Days of Awesome Women: Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

Michele Cantos, Director of our Grace Hopper Program, attended the annual Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston. Check out her day-by-day recap of the amazing women she encountered at this event--and grab some digital swag for yourself.
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A Night of Noms and Networking for Grace Hopper Chicago

This summer, a group of students, fellows, and Grace Hopper Track staff from the Chicago campus attended a networking event co-hosted by Google and Lesbians Who Tech + Allies. Find out what we learned, what we loved, and what we ate!
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Bootcamp Grads Become the Most Well-Rounded Programmers

Liz Phillips started off in theater and production design and ended up at Grace Hopper feeling burned out and in dire need of a change. Follow along with her journey to find out how Grace Hopper restored her sanity and why she works to recruit other women alums to her company.
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Finding Support Within the Women’s Coding Community

Jamie Lau was drawn to Grace Hopper Program's goal of making tech education more accessible to women--and now she's a software engineer. See how she did it.
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Step In to Your Power: How This Tech-Curious Lesbian Transformed Her Life at Fullstack

After a frugal youth, $100K+ in student loans, and 7 unfulfilling years in finance, Noelle found her place in tech & wants other LGBTQIA+ folks to do the same.
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