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Ewits® is catching attention and making news. Read the latest announcements about the program, including new dates, and news articles about the program here. We’ll also post articles of interest to empowered women in tech startups here; everything from what holds women back in business, to breast-pump hackathons, to videos about swimming with dolphins.

Getting to Gender Equality Starts with Realizing How Far We Have to Go

Largest study of women in the workplace shows we’re not making progress and points to critical blind spots: we don’t fully see the barriers women face, and we have a low bar for what equality looks like. READ MORE.

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The Mother of Invention? Not Exactly.

The gender gap in academia at the faculty level has been well documented. Male faculty far outnumber women, particularly in the STEM disciplines, though the gap has narrowed in recent decades. It’s also no secret that the rate of academic entrepreneurship is on the rise: the number of startups formed out of university research has […]

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The Business Case for Advancing Women on Boards

The benefits to a company of having female representation on its board are significant. However, there is a gap — more like a massive chasm — between the presence of women in the workforce and the number of women on corporate boards. Here are some immediate steps that we — both men and women — […]

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Women in STEM leave because of culture issues at work

“If you think women in tech is just a pipeline problem, you haven’t been paying attention” Read the article here. https://medium.com/@racheltho/if-you-think-women-in-tech-is-just-a-pipeline-problem-you-haven-t-been-paying-attention-cb7a2073b996

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Spring 2015 Ewits Session Concludes, Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners – and to all participants – of the fourth cohort of Empowering Women in Technology Startups (ewits). The 50 women who completed the program at the April 16 investor pitch brought the total number of women empowered since the program’s inception to 200. On Thursday, the winning team took home iPads. […]

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