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July 11th 2017:Power Women in Tech: the Insider's Story

Women’s participation in the tech sector is one gender gap that is unfortunately wide and growing.The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) has widened since the 1980’s, when 37% of all computer science graduates in the U.S. were women. Today, that number is a mere 18%. By 2020, Girls Who Code estimates there will be 1.4 million computing related jobs in the US but women will likely only fill 3% of them. To change the trajectory of these statistics, there is much more work to be done. Women are needed, now more than ever, in the development of science & tech developme

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Casey Wilson

Casey runs Product Management and Product Partnerships at Spire, the first wearable that tracks breathing and activity to help people achieve their optimal mental and physical health. Spire has sold over 50,000 devices to date and are available in Apple Retail stores globally. In her 20's, Casey co-founded China’s first person-to-person microfinance platform, called Wokai. Over the 5 years that she ran Wokai, they supported over 4,000 entrepreneurs in rural China to start small businesses and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. In 2010, she was named “Most Influential Foreigner in China” by China Newsweek in recognition for these efforts. Casey's interests: poverty alleviati
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Maggie Robb

Maggie Robb is currently Head of Operations at Spire. Maggie started her tenure in wearables as Planning Specialist at Reebok, then as Global Supply Channel Manager at Adidas. Subsequently, Maggie joined Apple as a Global Supply Manager.
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