Women in Technology

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A community for discussing issues related to women in technology. We’ll explore hiring and workplace issues, education and training, as well as organizations devoted to fostering women in science and technology.

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Deloitte is committed to hiring a diverse workforce that brings together people from all backgrounds, cultures and perspectives to help its clients and communities uncover solutions to complex issues. One way we demonstrate our intentions is through our Women’s Initiative, which we launched more than 20 years ago to retain, develop and advance our women professionals. We have also recently created a community for women pursuing careers in technology to help them learn more about Deloitte and connect with others who have similar interests.

In this collection of videos and slideshows, we offer the perspectives and experiences of women at different levels who work in our technology practice. You will also find information on Deloitte University – our learning and leader development facility – as well as the benefits we offer, our approach to work-life fit and support of our communities.

It is an exciting time to be a technology professional at Deloitte. Our practice is growing, fostering a culture of innovation that benefits our people, clients and communities.

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What Makes – or Breaks – Tech’s Top Women

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What exactly does it take for a woman to become a household name in the tech world — a Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg or Susan Wojcicki? In many ways, it takes the same characteristics as it does for men, according to Telle Whitney, CEO of the Anita Borg Institute, a Palo-Alto non-profit that focuses on women in technology. “Women who rise to the top C-level have many of the same characteristics that any C-level executive would need — to be… continue…

Why Women Start Lifestyle Tech Companies

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Women tech entrepreneurs in the retail and lifestyle space are increasingly gaining customers and attracting venture capital interest. Companies like Birchbox, Gilt, Rent the Runway and Foodspotting — as well as the women starting them – are establishing a foothold in an ever-growing and crowded sector. Why does it seem like so many women are concentrating their business development efforts on retail and lifestyle companies? Interests, experience and education all have something to do with it. Elena Silenok, founder and… continue…

NextKids Brings Daycare to Collaborative Workspace

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Women launching a business while simultaneously managing a family can find the dual roles challenging. However, Santa Cruz, Calif.-based NextSpace, which operates nine California workspace locations, offers a solution: It recently added a NextKids childcare facility to its Portrero Hill location in San Francisco. Currently, NextKids serves roughly two dozen families, of which 70 percent include an entrepreneur. And the majority of clients using the NextSpace-NextKids shared workspace are women, says Diana Rothschild, NextKids’ founder. “Most of the startups using… continue…

3 Great Salary Negotiation Strategies for Women

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Looking for a way to strengthen your presence during a negotiating session? Here’s a simple trick: Say “I” instead of “we.” M.J. Tocci, director and co-founder of the Heinz Negotiation Academy for Women at Carnegie Mellon University, says the “we” problem is common among women, and it’s based in the messages and stereotypes they face growing up. “The mistakes women make in negotiating salary and other things aren’t because they’re not smart enough or savvy enough,” says Tocci. “The problems… continue…

A Changing Job Market for Women in Gaming

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Although the gaming industry is known as a boys club, women in the business say the perception is unfair. Yes, they’re underrepresented, and yes they face discrimination, but they believe breaking into gaming may not be any more difficult than it is in any other area of tech. The big difference, says Kate Edwards, executive director of the International Game Developers Association, is that the sector remains relatively young when compared to other parts of IT. That, she speculates, may… continue…