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Silicon Valley Comes to Phoenix: A Tribute to Arizona’s Tech Growth

April 13, 2016 |

Silicon Valley is making its way to Phoenix next week, as more than three dozen leading technology executives are scheduled to present at the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference. “This will be the second consecutive year the April 17-19 conference … Read More

CEO GoDaddy gets props from Grace Hopper ’15 goers

October 15, 2015 |

Last year at the Anita Borg Institute Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) in Phoenix the “Male Allies” panel consisting of execs from Facebook, GoDaddy, Google and Intuit was less than well received. It got so bad that the … Read More

Women in tech initiatives reach international heights

August 13, 2015 |

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 … Read More

CODE, a quest for an inclusive society – interview director Robin Hauser Reynolds & CEO GoDaddy Blake Irving

August 11, 2015 |

One could feel the pulsating energy and sense of empowerment fill the room during the prescreening of the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap at the GoDaddy campus.

CEO GoDaddy and executive producer of CODE, Blake Irving, hosted the film … Read More

#ItWasNeverADress STEAM Conference aims to educate young girls in tech

July 7, 2015 |

Turning dresses into capes is the #ItWasNeverADress campaign’s speciality. And now they are looking to spread the message to youth girls.

The campaign is hosting an inaugural event that will give young girls the opportunity to build confidence, learn to … Read More

Impactful Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference sparks international conversation – Wrap Up

May 3, 2015 |

When choosing a new site for the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference, founder and CEO Adriana Gascoigne settled on Phoenix as their first conference outside of Silicon Valley because of the thriving tech community found in Arizona. Influential women from around the … Read More

Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference to draw 500 geek girls to Phoenix – April 26-28

April 23, 2015 |

Women engineers, startups, entrepreneurs, scientists, venture capitalists, academics and more will descend on Downtown Phoenix for the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference held on April 26 -28 at the Hotel Palomar.

This premier female-focused event, will draw close to 500 … Read More

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

April 9, 2015 |

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. … Read More

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

June 3, 2014 |

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 … Read More