Women in tech

March 6, 2017
When you read about famous women in tech talking about their experiences, you’ll have an anecdote about how she was the only woman in the male-dominated room of tech wizards. At times ignored, women had a tough time getting their voices heard and opinions valued, and that’s putting it mildly. Many of their stories have […]
February 22, 2017
Did you know there exists a global study where five of the top ten spots are filled by India? You heard that right! A 2014 LinkedIn study tracked the movement of tech talent across the globe and found that Bangalore grows tech talent faster than other city in the world. Thanks to a burgeoning base of […]
February 19, 2017
With Women's Day just around the corner, HackerEarth wants to celebrate Ada for her amazing intellect and for laying the foundation for the world of programming, a world that binds all us developers together. Here’s a short post on the life of Ada Lovelace, who remains “a powerful symbol for modern women in technology.” Little did […]
February 17, 2017
March 8 is International Women's Day (IWD), which is just around the corner. On this day, the United Nations wants the world to specially celebrate women's trials and successes. In keeping with the spirit of International Women's Day, companies such as HackerEarth are organizing events to recognize budding women geniuses in the world of technology. A little background In the […]
March 6, 2016
President Trump signed two bills in February 2017, aiming to boost the number of women in STEM. He said, “Currently, only one in every four women who gets a STEM degree is working in a STEM job, which is not fair.” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics when taught and applied in an interdisciplinary approach are […]
March 16, 2015
There are no men and women, there are only people. Similarly, in the IT industry, there should be no women or men, only programmers. Yes, there's a massive discrepancy in the gender ratio and men do have a lot on their plate to fix this but women have their part in this. Women must believe […]
March 8, 2015
Wanting to feel valued and wanting to be the center of attention are subtly different. While both are attention-craving behavior, the latter doesn't care much for where it comes from or what it means. The former, however, is a need to be recognized for good work. It is a need to be known as a […]
March 8, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg once said that coding is the closest thing to a super power today. If you think about it, it really is! With the Internet and computer technology, humans are doing the unthinkable today like talking to people who live millions of miles away from us, watching street views of far away cities without […]
March 6, 2015
If you were to go to an engineering college today, you will often see electronics engineers being placed in software companies. You'd even find some of them complaining about a lack of core companies during placement season. But you will also see a few students, who've embraced the era of computer science and code. Take […]