Women in Tech: Why women are not taken as seriously as men in the tech industry and what obstacles women need to overcome to make ensure that they leave their mark in the technology field.
After recently attending the Women in Tech: Tech Panel at the AlleyNYC last week, I was able to listen to a few extremely successful women in the tech industry and pull what I believed to be:
The Top 5 Reasons Women allow themselves to succumb themselves to a certain ‘bold-less’, ‘lady-like’ stereotype in the industry:
Having done dozens of projects on the WordPress platform, we’ve learned a lot along the way about best practices from which others could benefit. Here are tips, culled from our team, of common mistakes to avoid when developing in WordPress:
There are plenty of features and options when working in Magento. Unfortunately, that also means the potential for a lot of pages that can be easily missed. The good news is, if you remember about the pages, and what they can offer, you can actually enhance the customer experience. Here are seven commonly forgotten pages in Magento, and how to maximize their potential: (more…)
Searching for a nail polish that suits your style can be tough. Have you ever thought to yourself, “Why can’t I just create my own?” Pretty Please, our latest client to launch their site, allows you to pick your nail color and give it any name you want.
Whether it’s for your bachelorette party, a gift or just because, this creation will add a touch of creativity to any occasion. Sara Ricklen (the company’s Founder and Chief Polish Officer) has an eye for color, design, drawing and fashion. You can pick your color, and give it a personal name that reflects your style, a fun touch that puts a new spin on nail polish.
By creating your very own nail polish you and add a touch of style and flair that represents you! Check out Pretty Please to create your own!
Q: Where are you originally from? Do you still have family there? Do you have any siblings? If so, what do they do? Any significant/insignificant others? Pets?
I am originally from Afghanistan. Yes, the breaking news country! But seriously, we have many technology geeks. I used to work in the United Nations with a group of people who were not only making websites, but working more on the nationwide technology policies, laws and how it should govern. There were some real experts on developing country wide Information and Communication technology infrastructure. That was a great experience.
My family lives in Pakistan and hopefully soon they will be in the US as well.
My apartment is too small for keeping a pet and my son all together :O), I would love to have a hamster for my son, but that’s where my wife permission comes in as well, so let’s forget it. (more…)