Category: Women & Tech

2015 International Women’s Day is All About Strong Women, Strong World

By Christine Persaud
Each year, Canada coins a particular theme for International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8. And this year, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, is focusing on strength with the tagline Strong Women. Strong World: Improving Economic Opportunities for All.

Call for Voting: Women in Open Source Award

By Yasmin Ranade
Red Hat judges have narrowed down more than 100 nominations to 10 finalists for its Women in Open Source Award, which recognizes the contributions that women are making in the open source movement. And, now it’s time for the public to cast its vote to name the winners. Voting is open through March 6th.

Hot Tech for the Business Woman

By Christine Persaud
The 2015 International Consumer Electronic Show wrapped up in mid-January. And amidst the tons of hot tech items at the show were some that were particularly well suited to the working woman. Here’s Part 1 of my pick of five notable items from the show.

Dell Continues Conference Support for Women Entrepreneurs

By Yasmin Ranade
Dell announced recently that it would bring together the world’s leading women founders, investors, policy makers and thought leaders for the sixth annual Dell for Entrepreneurs Women’s Summit, formerly known as DWEN – Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Conference.

5 High-Tech Gifts for Women to Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle

By Christine Persaud
As we near the end of a calendar year, New Year’s Resolutions are on the minds of many. And one of the most common is to live a healthier lifestyle. While many people equate technology with being sedentary, these days, it’s actually quite the opposite. There are tons of tech gadgets that can help encourage healthier living, increase activity levels, and better eating habits.

5 High-Tech Gifts for the Working Woman Under $50

By Christine Persaud
We’re quickly closing in on Christmas. And even the earliest shopping birds inevitably have some last-minute gifts on the list.
When it comes to the professional woman, it’s sometimes difficult to figure out what she might like. Here are some great high-tech options you can snag for under $50.