K. Sujata, CEO, Chicago Foundation for Women, shares her thoughts on increasing the number of women in the tech field. more

May 25, 2017 9:00 AM Work + Money

Brave Initiatives helps to prime young women to be the tech stars of the future. more

May 16, 2017 2:00 PM Career

Entrepreneur Katy Lynch talks about the exciting story behind the launch of her new project, Codeverse. more

May 10, 2017 10:00 AM Influencers

Florence Ann Romano tells Chicago Woman how she took Original Six Media, a struggling amateur video production company, and transformed it into the thriving digital content media company. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM Entreprenuers

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Currently, women only make up 30% of the tech industry. With the technology field predicted to provide more jobs than all other professional sectors, it makes us wonder what the future holds for women in this fast-growing industry. more

Dec 13, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

We've got some unique gifts for all the different tech-savvy people in your life. more

Dec 10, 2016 12:00 PM Technology

Terri Brax talks with Elena Rubin-Valentine, co-founder of SkillScout, and Sandee Kastrul, the founder of i.c.stars, who are both breaking down barriers to job opportunities for Chicagoans through technology. more

Nov 25, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

Generating awareness starts at home, extends to the classroom, and carries over to pre-professional settings. Here are some important steps parents, teachers and industry leaders can take to encourage girls to pursue tech careers. more

Oct 19, 2016 3:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Think you know everything you need to know about using social media? Test your knowledge with these tips from the gurus behind Oak Street Social. more

Sep 30, 2016 9:00 AM Trends

Kelly Hallgren, a Practice Lead with Talution Group, shares her insights on the state of the tech field for women, the value of diversity, and advice for women entering tech industry. more

Jun 17, 2016 6:00 PM Work + Money

Katie Burgoon, Executive Vice President of Global Head of Human Resources at Trading Technologies, weighs in on women entering the tech industry, recruitment and the future of women in tech. more

Jun 13, 2016 6:00 PM Work + Money

Lily Gulik is the founder of three Girls Who Code clubs in Chicago while continuing her career in technology sales. more

Jun 13, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

Built In is a rapidly growing online community that offers the number one job board for tech talent, creates and curates exclusive content on local startups, hosts monthly events and publishes data on the local tech sector. more

Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM Profiles

The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's TechGYRLS program encourages Chicago-area girls to explore STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math—fostering problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and self-directed learning. more

Jun 5, 2016 9:35 PM Work + Money

Jolie Fleming is Chief People Officer, Aperture Group, LLC, owner of OptionsHouse weighs in on the barriers in the tech industry and tech culture. more

Jun 5, 2016 9:35 PM Work + Money

FinTech is booming in Chicago and Kristi Ross, Co-CEO of dough, Inc and Founder of tastytrade, is at the forefront. Both companies attract women and millennials especially, to the investing front—the next generation of do-it-yourself investors. more

Jun 4, 2016 12:00 PM Profiles

Shradha Agarwal, President and Co-founder of Context Media, is bringing cutting-edge technology to improve healthcare outcomes. more

May 30, 2016 6:38 AM Profiles

CEO and Founder of PinkThink, Makeda Ricketts, hails from University of Chicago and created an innovative wearable that girls can code. The award-winning cStyle bracelets are a relevant, engaging tool for young girls to encourage STEM exploration. more

Mar 17, 2016 7:00 AM Entreprenuers

Terri Brax talks with one of Chicago’s most inspiring founders, Kaney O’Neill. She is a Navy veteran, the mother of six year-old Aidan, and the founder of ONeill Contractors­—a commercial roofing company who conquers it all from her wheelchair. more


Terri Brax cofounded Women Tech Founders (WTF), a media and networking organization for women founders and leaders of tech start­ups. more

Jan 18, 2016 7:45 AM Influencers

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