One small step for women in IT, 2007

There’s a group in the UK that’s working on a certification program for those who recommend or choose Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) tools/applications/environments for nonprofit organizations.

What was interesting to me about the announcement was that on the team of subject matter experts that are developing the certification, a majority are women. Shades of Tech-Savvy! When there’s a *point* to the work, we get on board as quickly as the guys!

The Science House Girls Collaborative Kick-Off event–Sept. 18, 2007 in Raleigh

The kick-off for The Science House Girls Collaborative is scheduled for September 18 in Raleigh. Agenda follows. AAUW is working with the National Science Foundation to open more opportunities for girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The goal of the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) is to facilitate collaboration among projects so that…