Women in Tech: Decoding Diversity in Silicon Valley and Beyond

April 14, 2015
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Girls in the US are more likely than boys to study algebra and pre-calculus, yet college women earn only 18 percent of undergraduate degrees and under 4 percent of doctorates in computer science and engineering. More disturbing, women fill only 25 percent of jobs in technology fields, and held just one-fifth of Fortune 250 Chief Information Officer positions in 2012. The need for more women in Silicon Valley is one reason that’s kept me here. I love a good fight, says Game-Changing Women executive producer and SAP CLO Jenny Dearborn. What challenges await women entering and eager to succeed in tech? The experts speak. Rathna Kedilaya, TCS, Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're probably right -Henry Ford. Sarah Allen, Bridge Foundry, The best way to predict the future is to invent it -Alan Kay. Nicole McCabe, SAP, We must move beyond putting policies on paper, and start putting them into practice -Hillary Clinton. Join us for Women in Tech: Decoding Diversity in Silicon Valley and Beyond.

Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP

Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

For women, the pressure to achieve is stronger, the work hours longer and the struggle for respect and authority is more complex than ever. In this series, powerful women leaders help make sense of it all, sharing their playbooks on how to manage smarter and change your game. Host Bonnie D. Graham invites you to take an additional coffee break with the game-changers. Gain insight into strategies for leadership, career and personal success, with our special series, GAME-CHANGING WOMEN.

Learn how you can become a savvy Transformation Leader who takes your company across the finish line!

GAME-CHANGING WOMEN, presented by SAP, can be heard live every third Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time / 12 PM Eastern Time, on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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