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Written by Corbie Hill. Appeared in the News & Observer on February 8, 2016. Read the full article here. The nine women sitting at the table are world-class programmers and technologists, the kind of people directly responsible for RTP’s global reputation. Deirdre Clarke is director of product management at Bandwidth, while Jeanne Hiesel and Janevieve Grabert are senior software engineers for TekSystems at BASF Plant Science and Reed Elsevier, respectively. Software technical sales business analyst Jane Bossert and senior IT … read more
by Claudia Rodríguez-Ortega. I am a plant biologist working as a Facilitator for an American Space called the Benjamin Franklin Science Corner opened by the Embassy of the United States in Asuncion and the Scientific Society of Paraguay. Previous to working at the maker space I spent twelve years studying and living in Davis, California. I’m looking to inspire young people in Paraguay and give them unique opportunities for learning so they can be part of a new way of … read more
Written by Sarah Johnson, photos taken by Michael Petitti. TechGirlz partnered with Radnor Middle School this December for Computer Science Education Week to bring professional web developers to the classroom. TechGirlz volunteer Kristin Henson took the day off work to lead 5 computer classes and introduce nearly 100 kids to programming. TechGirlz was invited by the Radnor Township School District (RTSD) to use their TechShopz in a BoxTM in the classroom, a departure from TechGirlz’s typical 3-hour girls-only workshops. Henson … read more