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Philly Is the Nation’s 10th-Best City for Women in Tech

April 25, 2017

Fabiola Cineas, a Business Editor for Philly Mag, reports on the data from SmartAsset’s 2017 ranking, stating that Philly is the country’s 10th best city for women in tech. She further explains the findings of the new study showing how the gender pay gap in the industry has narrowed in Philadelphia! The full article was originally published in BizPhilly, a blog on the Philadelphia Magazine website. Last year, Philly ranked 15th in the same SmartAsset study. “In terms of cities with the highest percentage of women in math and computer-related jobs, Philly ranks eighth,” the authors of the report noted…

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TechGirlz Offers Free Computer Classes to Chicago Middle School Girls

April 21, 2017

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill./PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechGirlz, with funding from CompTIA's NextUp campaign to interest teens in tech careers, is offering its first computer classes in Chicago this May to middle school girls. Both classes will be offered at Studio Xfinity, 901 W. Weed Street in Chicago. Girls in grades 6-9 can sign up for either event at http://www.techgirlz.org/techshopz/. Read Full Article

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Radio Recap: An Interview About This Week’s Women in Tech Summit (WITS) – Philadelphia

April 18, 2017

Tracey Welson-Rossman, TechGirlz Founder/CEO and co-founder of WITS, and Executive Vice President of Wilco Electronics System and Women in Tech Summit panelist, Brigitte Daniel Corbin sat down with Dot Complicated, “an online community aimed at “untangling” our modern, wired lives,” creator Randi Zuckerberg, to talk about being the only woman in the room, TechGirlz, The Women in Tech Summit and their own work in the tech industry. Tracey: “It’s important to us to convey a message of positivity.” “We’re here to showcase women who are doing a lot and how we can make a difference.” “If you’re in tech and…

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Meet 5 Inspiring Women Leading the Tech Industry

April 11, 2017

The Beacon is an online source for tech news with a mission to inform, entertain, and inspire readers by writing about the many ways technology shapes our world. They recently honored five women, including our very own CEO/founder, Tracey Welson-Rossman, for being Inspiring Women Leading the Tech Industry! The full article was originally published on The Beacon: Powered by Vweb website. March is Women’s History Month. It’s a time to honor the extraordinary women whose perseverance brought us progress — and to look forward to a more inclusive tomorrow. But as we near the end of this month-long celebration, we…

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TechGirlz Announces Expansion to Chicago

April 4, 2017

Maya Miller, the John Callaway Excellence in Online Journalism Fellow, spoke with Tracey Welson-Rossman, CEO/founder of TechGirlz, to learn more about the exciting expansion of the organization to Chicago, thanks to CompTIA's partnership with TechGirlz! The full article was originally published on the Chicago Tonight website. Tracey Welson-Rossman has had, by all accounts, a successful career. After graduating from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Rossman bought and sold a $2.5 million company before co-founding a software development and consulting firm where she is now the chief marketing officer. Chariot Solutions grew from 10 people in 2002 to more than 60 employees…

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