Work by Marie Lindberg
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From big companies like Sony Pictures, Apple, and Target to small businesses, vulnerability of digital data to cyberattacks has become a national crisis. But the gender gap in cybersecurity careers remains vast. Read more »
Women were some of the leading pioneers in coding and computer science, but in the 1980s that started to change drastically. Read more »
Teaching women’s issues doesn’t have to be saved for Women’s History Month. We’ve pulled together some of our resources that can help educators engage students in important conversations about gender. Read more »
How to embed an AAUW YouTube video onto your website in five easy steps. Read more »
Has your high school student ever created a smartphone app? How about built a website from scratch? These tasks are very doable for teenagers, yet our college-bound students are reporting abysmal numbers on their exposure to computer programming — just over 20 percent for students who took the SAT in 2013. Read more »
In celebration of an amazing year of great dialogue about women and girls, here is a list of our top 10 posts of 2013, with hopes for an even better 2014. Read more »
In one minute, the Pantene #WhipIt commercial took negative stereotypes of women leaders and flipped those ideas on their head. We have to praise this Pantene ad for bringing feminist issues to a wider audience and rejecting the old, lazy, sexist advertising tropes many companies still use. Read more »
Women’s Equality Day marks the anniversary of when the 19th Amendment was ratified. Celebrating our right to vote isn’t enough. Read more »
You don’t have to be a public speaker to pay attention to your voice. Before an interview, salary negotiation, or presentation, we are sure to look professional and have our talking points down — but what about how we’re going to say it? Our voice is something we can control, so we need to stop ignoring it. Read more »