Choose to challenge is this year’s International Women’s Day theme. Women in the technology industry have been doing this for decades. Today, in this highlight reel of stories, we celebrate the exceptional difference women make to tech, business and our world.
Together, art and technology help people make a deeper connection and take immediate action in specific ways. The work of artist Sougwen Chung and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Renée C. Byer do just that.
Jamme is all-in on STEAMD (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics and design) education. She is the founder of iamtheCODE, the first African-led global movement to mobilize governments, the private sector, philanthropic foundations, investors and civil society to advance STEAMD education. Her mission is to drive sustainable development for women and girls in marginalized communities.
Under her guidance, the charity navigated the many challenges brought about by the coronavirus outbreak. Like so many organizations, a combination of strong leadership and technology was key to its successful response.
Tech innovations fuel charitable moments and real-world missions. Behind the scenes, organizations like Taproot Foundation infuse hundreds of millions of dollars worth of pro bono support directly into the nonprofit sector. And Lindsay Firestone Gruber, the Foundation’s president and CEO, is leading the charge.
Even as Taiwan’s SMEs become less reserved about digital transformation, expertise from bigger players is key. And how better to demonstrate the process of digital transformation than to do it yourself?
When organizations are unsure how to take the next step, they look to experts. Two—Susan Insley, vice president of human resources at VMware, and Laurel Farrer, a leading remote work strategist and chief executive officer of Distribute Consulting—discussed their top five barriers to remote work success.