Finding your secret sauce to success with Betsy Rafael – GoDaddy Women in Tech series

“Everyone’s journey is different. Everyone’s skill set is different. Everyone’s secret sauce to success is different,” Betsy Rafael, GoDaddy Board Member and former Chief Accounting Officer Apple said at the GoDaddy Women in Tech speaker series. Rafeal shared her inspiring recipe about discovering your secret sauce through leadership, collaboration and mentoring.   While not everyone might … Read more

Women social network app Monarq launches in Phoenix

In a spread out, transient city like Phoenix, connecting with others in the community can be difficult. The founders behind Monarq are looking to help this gap by creating a platform where women can meet and develop friendships. “We found a deep need for connection,” Monarq co-founder Irene Ryabaya said. “There’s not an easy way … Read more

Women in tech initiatives reach international heights

Bust out the capes and computers! Women in tech campaigns and initiatives have emerged and built awareness on the national stage. Only 26 percent of professional computing occupations in the 2014 U.S. workforce was held by women, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. The sheer shortage of women in the tech … Read more

Porter Gale inspires women to focus on their purpose and value – Girls in Tech Catalyst

Photo contribution Vianka Villa Dry mouth, sweaty palms, and shaky legs. At some point, you might have been nervous talking about yourself, especially when meeting new people. One expert says that in order to make networking less nerve-racking, begin by identifying your purpose and talk about yourself with a clear and succinct message in mind. Porter Gale, … Read more

Anita Borg Institute ranks GoDaddy as top company for women in tech

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley The Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in computing, announced the Top Companies for Women Technologists Leadership Index and Arizona’s own GoDaddy was listed amongst the likes of Rackspace Hosting and Salesforce. BNY Mellon took home the overall win. ABI evaluated 35 technology companies, 435,000 technical employees and … Read more

Raising money? Then you better know your numbers – women in tech wrap-up

With more women entrepreneurs emerging in the tech market, raising capital is first and foremost on the minds of founders. During the AZTB women in technology breakfast, a panel of founders and an investor shared their secrets to getting funded. Numbers are one of the most important thing for any entrepreneur to know, Cathleen Raffaeli, … Read more

Bellabeat: health gadgets designed by women for women

At CES 2015 we came across a women-centric tech gadget company that is certainly ahead of the competition for design with their latest innovations. Bellabeat, a company that creates health and fitness-conscious products made by women, for women, unveiled three new products that promote a happy and healthy woman, even during a 10-month pregnancy. Leaf … Read more

Join the Revolution at the Women INVESTING in Women Summit 2/20-21

Individuals from across a variety of disciplines will gather for the Third Annual Phoenix Women INVESTING in Women Summit to network and learn from a power-packed lineup of business and media experts. This annual conference brings together a community of men and women that want to become a part of a global economic revolution geared … Read more

Women in Tech panelists agree – Boosting your reputation online starts with quality content

This morning, the panelists at the AZ Tech Beat Women in Tech event put some spice in everyone’s coffee with a side of real and raw discussion about managing your reputation online. In the digital world, we have our personal and our professional image, and the panelists offered advice on how to best manage these … Read more

Ok ladies, "It's Go Time!" GoDaddy's image makeover puts women entrepreneurs at center stage

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name provider, has been steadily rebranding its image over the past year, and today they announced another big step in their creative overhaul: GoDaddy has hired advertising agency Barton F Graf 9000 to continue its image makeover in a new campaign set to premiere in September. The ad agency has … Read more

Avnet announces 4 executives named among 2014 CRN Women of the Channel

Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc., today announced that four of its U.S.-based executives were named among the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel. The Avnet Technology Solutions executives honored on this list are Alison Challman, vice president, marketing and brand solutions, HP Solutions group; … Read more

Women-centric fitness wearables

When you think of a fitness wearable, what comes to mind? Oftentimes you’ll find that they are designed in a very man-centric way, with dark colors, thick bands, and bulky demeanor. Many times, however, women will purchase these simply because the features are excellent. We wanted to look a little closer and find some wearables … Read more

2nd Annual Women INVESTING in Women Summit takes place January 10th

This year’s 2nd Annual Women INVESTING in Women Scottsdale Summit will feature a Welcome Dinner on Friday, January 10th, 2014, at the award-winning Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa and a full-day conference on January 11th. Anu Bhardwaj, Founder of the Women Investing in Women Institute tells AZ Tech Beat, “The Women INVESTING in Women … Read more

AZTechBeat Hosts First Annual Women in Technology Luncheon

This week, AZ Tech Beat hosted our first annual Celebration of Women in Technology luncheon to honor the incredible female leaders in the sector. We also announced the start of our mentorship program geared towards young women set to launch this fall. This luncheon represented how women impact all different facets of the technology sector … Read more

Women Making Strides in Software Engineering

Traditionally, the technology sector has been a male-dominated area. However, more women are entering the field as well as STEM educational programs, and making significant strides in the tech space. I reached out to some women in the field and asked them to share their triumphs and challenges during their career in software development. JoAnn … Read more

Traklight Places Second in Grow America's Women-Led Business Competition

Traklight has placed second in Grow America’s Women-Led business competition. The competition included a two-minute video pitch and social media outreach to narrow down to the top 50 businesses. The winners received a cash prize and a one-hour mentoring session. Sage North America partnered with Grow America for the competition. Vice President and General Manager … Read more

COVID-19 can’t stop PHX Startup Week 2021

PHX Startup Week will be a month this year, kicking off at the beginning of April with virtual events for three weeks and ending with five days of keynote speakers, workshops and tactical learning sessions. PHX Startup Week is partnering with Startup Together AZ to expand statewide to help support and grow Arizona’s startup ecosystem. … Read more

Nixxi’s PopNatal aims to help doctors and patients treat high-risk pregnancies

What if you could predict if your pregnancy was high-risk simply by taking a quiz on your phone?  That prediction is exactly what Nixxi, a Phoenix-based women’s health startup, aims to provide with its new web app PopNatal.   What is PopNatal? PopNatal is a simple 15-minute assessment women can take either on the phone or … Read more