Tag: Women & Tech

IBM Shines a Spotlight on STEM

By Yasmin Ranade
Earning widespread acclaim, the popular movie Hidden Figures showcases a remarkable story of how three African-American women in the 1960s poignantly use their mathematical acumen, personal determination and a unique opportunity at NASA to help put astronaut John Glenn in orbit.

Beyond the Wrist: 6 Wearable Tech Gifts for Women

By Christine Persaud
The term “wearable tech” no longer refers only to devices that can be worn around a wrist, a la smartwatches and activity trackers. When we look at gear for females, in particular, there is a wealth of cool choices that would make great gifts for any woman on your holiday gift list. Here are six particularly interesting ones.

Microsoft hosts youth coding events across Canada to celebrate Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code

By Yasmin Ranade
Microsoft is hosting youth coding events across Canada this week during Computer Science Education Week in support of Hour of Code, a global initiative led by Code.org. Additionally, Microsoft’s YouthSpark partner, Kids Code Jeunesse, will host Hour of Code sessions on December 10th in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, where student attendees will learn coding basics in a fun and supportive environment.