WiC Welcomes 7 New Partners
Que Sera Sarah | 4/25/2016 | 2 comments
WiC is proud to have Cisco, Hitachi Consulting, Infinera, Netcracker, Redknee, NetNumber and Open Networking Foundation joining our cause.
Happy(?) Equal Pay Day, Ladies
Que Sera Sarah | 4/12/2016 | 2 comments
Don't get too excited – April 12 marks how far women must work into the year to earn the equivalent of what men earned in 2015 as the gender pay gap persists.
New York Scores a Big Win for Families
Que Sera Sarah | 4/4/2016 | 5 comments
New York has passed the most progressive parental leave policy of any state, hopefully setting a precedent for other states and companies on how they support parents.
WiCipedia: The Solutions Edition
Que Sera Sarah | 4/1/2016 | 1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup we compile stories offering practical solutions and tips for increasing the number and prominence of women in the tech industry.
Happy International Women's Day
Que Sera Sarah | 3/8/2016 | 1 comment
On March 8, the world will reflect on the economic, political and social progress women have made in the past 108 years, as well as consider how far we still have to go.
GSMA Catches Flack for MWC Babygate
Que Sera Sarah | 2/29/2016 | 16 comments
Should trade shows be accommodating of parents with infants? The GSMA is grappling with that question after one mom was denied entrance to MWC with her breastfed newborn.
Rise of the (Industrial) Machine
Que Sera Sarah | 2/4/2016 | 3 comments
Enterprises crawl, walk, run into the Industrial Internet of Things as US service providers look to secure their role in this market worth potentially trillions of dollars.
2015 in Review: The WiC Perspective
Que Sera Sarah | 12/31/2015 | 6 comments
We review the good, the bad and the ugly for women in the next-gen comms industry in 2015 as we look ahead to what's sure to be the best year yet for women in comms.
Mentor Monday: SAP's Lise Tcheng
Que Sera Sarah | 11/2/2015 | 1 comment
Quotas backed up by KPIs are the best way to level the playing field for women in comms, SAP's SVP says as she provides a global perspective.
Mentor Monday: Cisco's Liz Centoni
Que Sera Sarah | 10/26/2015 | 1 comment
The chief of staff for Cisco's head of engineering and champion of women engineers at the networking giant shares her perspective and advice for women in comms.
Grace Hopper: Power to the Pipeline
Que Sera Sarah | 10/19/2015 | 7 comments
Speakers at the Grace Hopper Celebration shared practical ways to improve the hiring pipeline for women in tech. By changing how we recruit, we can also change who we recruit.
Mentor Monday: Nokia's Jane Rygaard
Que Sera Sarah | 9/28/2015 | 2 comments
Talk not about technology, but about what technology can do for you if you want to get more women interested in comms, Nokia's head of partner marketing says.
Framing the Low-Band Picture
Que Sera Sarah | 9/2/2015 | 1 comment
Mosaik's latest US maps paint a picture of where wireless operators have strong low-band spectrum footprints and where there's still a long way to go.
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