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You will hear around the tech incubator, "Put your money where your mouth is". 1871 focuses on supporting local businesses—many of which are women- and minority owned. Read more

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It only takes a few minutes with Outcome Health Co-Founder and President Shradha Agarwal to understand how hard work and passion can lead to success. Read more

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The liftUPlift Ally Awards celebrate, connect, and inspire collaboration between the greatest champions of Women Power in Chicago and beyond. Read more

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After working in the digital space for a decade, India Lott started Gray Sole Media, a web design and SEO company. In addition to that, she speaks at seminars and workshops on topics of Tech and Digital Media. Read more

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

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

Next Generation

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

Career + Business

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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

Inspiration

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. Read more

Education

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. Read more

Advice

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. Read more

Advice

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. Read more

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

How She Did It

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. Read more

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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. Read more

Inspiration

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

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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. Read more

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

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