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Culture Women in History

The Complete A – Z List of Historical Women in Tech

March in National Women’s History month and in that spirit I thought I would put an A-Z list of all the different women in tech throughout history. This was a challenge (I couldn’t find anyone with a last name of Z for instance) so I had to get creative with some of the letters. I […]

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Women in Tech

Creating the Future of Women in STEM Today

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” Mahatma Gandhi Today I want to share an organization that I’ve helped out a tiny bit with. It’s called innoVationGirls. I met the founders, Rita David and Richard Zreik at Cincinnati Startup Week when I […]

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Women in History Women in Tech

This Is Not A Computer

When you think of a computer, what do you envision? I see a clunky 90’s desktop with a big, CRT monitor. One of the most interesting things I learned watching Hidden Figures and reading Code Girls, was that the first computers were people. Many were women. A “computer” was someone who did mathematical calculations with […]

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Book Reviews

5 More Books for You to Enjoy this Winter

Lilyotron is a participant in Amazon’s affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Lilyotron.blog. Bill Gates recently published his list of five books to enjoy this winter. It inspired me. I actually read one of the books on his list, which never happens. […]

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Women in Tech

The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. I first heard of Sherly Sandberg, COO of Facebook, when I watched her Ted Talk. I thought her talk was inspiring and just what women at work needed to hear. I loved when she […]

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Blogtober My Story Women in Tech

National Day of the Deployed

Blogtober day 26: Honor the military personnel around the globe on National Day of the Deployed.