Dec 4, 2020
The biggest hurdle for women in tech "Is the same underpinnings of many of the other challenges we face in our society: fear and power…Computer science was…created by the women…to do the things these women were doing. And that was thought to be clerical, until all of a sudden the power of it was recognized by the men and that’s when that power shift occurred.”
Brenda Darden Wilkerson on Green Connections Radio podcast
Women in technology fields – and STEM fields more broadly – face a variety of challenges, but they also have a lot of opportunities today. They are more in demand. There are more training programs, and there are more resources available to them.
One of those resources is the famed Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology, which is the founder of the prestigious Grace Hopper Conference attended by about 26,000 people every year. Listen to Brenda Darden Wilkerson, CEO of the Anita Borg Institute talk about these challenges and opportunities – and tell some great stories – in this truly engaging and entertaining interview with Joan Michelson on Green Connections Radio podcast.
Grab a notepad and pen, or your laptop to take notes, because you'll hear:
And so much more!
"Be willing to be an intrapreneur… Bring your passion for what needs to be fixed, because you’re the one who sees it. Work from where you are….You can work within an organization to do amazing things.“ Brenda Darden Wikerson on Green Connections Radio podcast
Read Joan's Forbes blogs on Brenda's advice for organizations and for women too.
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