Women in Tech
We are all familiar with the blockchain industry. It has exploded in popularity and become a hot topic as of late. While technology has been a male-dominated field for the last century, the blockchain space is changing. Many people don't realize that there is an incredible community of women entrepreneurs working to help make this space even more inclusive! Women ...Read More
Women Who Work Together, Stay in the WorkForce Together: How to Create More Confident Women through Acceptance.
I read articles about women in business and women in tech all the time. Over time I have grown to have my own opinions on the matter. I have read online about how we as a country need to work on keeping women staying in the workforce. The answer to staying in the workforce as well as getting more women ...Read More
You can be amazing. You are a pretty cool person. Talk about what you are doing in your job so other women and people can learn about it. Lots of people out there don’t know that certain types of jobs exist and they don’t know what you really do. Some women and girls are scared of the word “tech” because ...Read More
Google announced the other day that they are going to put their money where their mouth is by paying for women to learn to code. HOORAY! Instead of a company just talking about getting more women involved in tech they are actually going to help make this a reality. Now is our time as women entrepreneurs and women in tech ...Read More
I haven’t taken this well. I did a bad job at acknowledging that my colleagues and more importantly, my friends would one day leave the company that I work at. People leave their companies that they work at all the time. I guess I just never thought about what it would be like once my close friends at work left ...Read More
What I Learned from a Woman Board Member: Lessons learned from a women board member over her career -What she wish she knew then
We recently welcomed a new board member to HubSpot. The best part about this is that this board member is a woman. She came to our office the other day and gave a “HubTalk” which is essentially a way for outside people to come to our company and give talks at lunch time that the whole company can come to ...Read More
A Call for Women in Tech to Help Change the Stigma of What it is like to work as women in tech- From the Inside of our Companies Out.
Women hold only one quarter of all IT jobs. I read this yesterday in a post about the importance of getting more women in tech. This article was posted in the NY Times and was titled “Technology’s Man Problem.” The title sparked my interest right away. Then when I checked out the other people on Twitter posting about it, I figured ...Read More
I read a post this morning from Sue Gardner in the LA Times on why women are leaving the tech space. One piece of the article really hit me and I wanted to explore why women might be leaving the tech space in general. Women make up a tiny fraction, roughly 15%, of people working in technical roles in the tech industry. ...Read More
Inbound lead generation is something that can only be accomplished if you have a consistent content strategy. You cannot have a successful inbound lead gen program without a content engine. Everything always comes back to content. You cannot get inbound leads without the creation of content. You cannot have a good marketing automation system setup without content. Whatever way you ...Read More
A marketer’s day is filled with tasks and steps to complete. Your goals for all of these things you are doing is to help your company: Expand your brand Expand your reach Get people to know about you When I ask marketers what the goals of all of the things they are doing are, they usually give me answers like ...Read More
Why Helping Men to Understand the Benefits of a Diverse Board of Directors will Help to Get More Women into Board Seats
At our annual marketing conference (Inbound) we had a panel about what it is like to be on a board of directors. In this talk there was a discussion about how to get more women on boards and what it is like to be a woman on a board. Who was on the panel? Stacey Bishop of Scale Venture Partners Lorrie Norrington ...Read More
Hey Journalists: Start Writing More Articles about the Women Working in Tech Not at the C or VP Level if You Want to Get More Women in Tech
There are so many blog posts and articles that I see daily on how to get more women working in tech. They are all over. Every major publication, news site, or tech blog now has a section about women. That is great. I think we should keep doing that. But, if we want to expose more women to what it ...Read More
Inc Magazine 30 Under 30: Windsor Hanger of Her Campus and Morgan First of The Second Glass- 5 HOT Tips for your Venture!
Last week Inc. Magazine released their coveted 30 Under 30 List of America’s Coolest Young Entrepreneurs. The list is chock full of some of our favorites, including three of the hottest companies in Boston. As Inc Magazine puts it, these companies are ones that are bringing innovation to market, building unique brands, nurturing trends, giving back, and making money along the way. ...Read More
Everyone says “We need more women in tech”… I say We need more women to know that they want to be in tech
When I first graduated college I spent the summer in Nantucket working as a nanny and selling belts to people on vacation. I graduated from a small, private liberal arts school in Florida. I have a degree in International Business from Rollins College. There are all kinds of women. These women as we know them, started out as young girls. ...Read More
Lessons Learned about Women in Computer Science from the SHE ++ Documentary: Why We as a World Need More Women in Tech and How to Solve this Problem.
While looking through my stream of “women in tech” keyword sets on Twitter I came across this great video about how and why we need more women in tech. They take a stance that I never really have heard. It is more about why we need more women in tech because we have jobs that they could and should have. ...Read More