Women Rock IT

Sidestepping the status quo: My entrepreneurial journey

This blog post comes from Sarah Mak, the co-founder and CEO at Folktale, a SaaS platform for organizations to listen-at-scale through crowd-sourced videos.

One entrepreneur’s search for a BrightSign leads to a life-changing invention

This blog post comes from Hadeel Ayoub, the Founder and CEO of BrightSign and the inventor of a smart glove that assists people with hearing impairments.

Opening a window of opportunity to bring more women into the tech workforce

The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts that the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.

Technology: The pathway to financial inclusion

Learn more from Grace Wong, the Founder of Liven, Australia's biggest loyalty-based payment network which focuses on financial inclusion.

Solving the mental healthcare access problem with Modern Health

This year, we’ve faced simultaneous crises impacting our daily lives—COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment, racial injustices, natural disasters, and divisive politics. All of which have taken their toll on the mental health of many. But mental healthcare is still surprisingly hard to access.

Pushing boundaries: AI and solar mobile chillers keep it fresh and cool

Savanna Circuit Tech pinpointed an area of inequality and lost profit, and created a solution that allows field agents and women dairy producers to easily collect payments for delivered milk and access the credit facility, based on our AI-enabled credit scoring feature.

How our food choices can help reverse climate change

In 2020, we have encountered a perfect storm of rare societal and environmental factors, which, if leveraged wisely, can propel us into a carbon-neutral or even carbon-negative future. And now is the time for us as consumers to choose our future.

Cisco’s AI product lead: Lessons in leading the technology revolution

Mayada leveraged her knowledge of AI and voice technology to lead her team into revolutionizing the way we work. This new technology opens the door to enabling a wide breadth of use cases for accessibility and users with special needs.

Changing blisters into Cinderella moments with deep tech startup Volumental

Co-founder Caroline knew she needed to soak up skills, find a great team, ask for help, and communicate clearly in order to find her Cinderella moment with startup Volumental.