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Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

A woman works online in her cubicle at an office in Beijing on February 4, 2010. China's homegrown social media sites like Weibo are booming thanks to their better knowledge of the world's largest Internet market, and the censorship stifling foreign rivals like Facebook, Twitter, and Google-owned YouTube. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Google ‘Made With Code’ $50 Million Campaign Seeks Girl Geeks, More Women In Tech

Getting more high school girls into computer science – and more women into male-dominated Silicon Valley – is the purpose of a $50 million campaign launched by Google Thursday.

06/19/2014

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

‘Hacker Boot Camps’ Offering Bay Area Students Computer-Science Skills

Want to launch a lucrative career as a software engineer but don’t have a computer-science degree? Maybe it’s time for a hacker boot camp.

04/12/2013

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