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Analysis: Few women spoke at Austin’s tech meetups

Just how male-dominated are Austin’s tech meetup groups?  Very, according to an analysis done by Amalie Barras, a co-organizer of the Open Austin meetup.  According to her study of 15 Austin tech meetups from 2016, she found 255 speaking spots, with...

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Dell's Bobbi Dangerfield on being a woman in tech

At the Texas Conference for Women on Wednesday, Bobbi Dangerfield, a senior vice president of Dell Technologies, shared her experience of being a woman in the tech industry at the "Redefining Leadership: The Core Behaviors of Successful Leaders" panel...

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At Texas Conference for Women, an emphasis on working in tech

When consulting and tech services firm Accenture decided to make a concerted effort to recruit and retain more women, one key decision made all the difference: The company extended its maternity leave to four months.  "It's such a strange thing; it's...

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