Tag: Women & Tech

New Doll Aims to Teach Young Girls To Love Math & Science

By Christine Persaud

There has been a long list of initiatives aimed at getting more women involved in the S.T.E.M. fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). And it’s no surprise that getting girls interested at a young age can help encourage them to pursue such careers once the time comes. A new toy doll from MGA Entertainment Canada has an interesting idea on how to go about this.

More Hot Tech for the Business Woman

By Christine Persaud
A smartphone can be the most important tool in a working woman’s arsenal. Which means you don’t want to forget it, or have it run out of juice. And you want to receive all of your important notifications in a timely fashion. Here are five hot tech items that are great complements to a smartphone to help ensure it’s used as effectively as possible.

Almost a Tenth of the Highest-Paid Executive Positions in Canada are Held by Women

By Christine Persaud
While there’s still plenty of work to be done to achieve true gender equality in the workplace, the new Rosenzweig Report points to some interesting data suggesting that we’re well on our way. According to the global talent management firm’s Report, 8.5% of the highest-paid executive positions in Canada are currently held by women.

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap Set to Debut at Tribeca Film Festival

By Christine Persaud
A new documentary called CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, which takes place April 15-26 in New York City, and sheds light on the need for encouraging more female participation – and acceptance – in the computer sciences.