Meet the real TECHdivas of
our industry... Our profiles, written by Peg
Townsend, an award winning writer for Central California Newspapers,
provide an extraordinary insight into the business and personal lives of
these women who make it happen in high tech.
Blades and Natasha Kong, Cofounders of SheNetworks, a web
destination with attitude.
Van Arnem, Founder and CEO of ICAN, is an inspiration to all of
us. Working from her wheelchair she heads a leading site for the
Basu, President and CEO of Support.com, leads an impressive
company. Her life story shows you can "make a lot from a little"
McDowell, Vice President Compaq, Industry Standard Server Group, a
14 year veteran in hardware shares her thoughts.
Tate, Executive Director Technology Managers Forum, leads a
successful professional association of IT managers and IT vendors.
Winblad, Partner at Hummer Winblad, a leading Venture Capital firm,
also knows the ropes of starting her own business.
Tallent, CEO of Boldfish leads a Silicon Valley startup and proves
you plant the seeds of success...
Dawn Lapore, CIO Charles Schwab, has been at the forefront of online
Camella Cassetta, CTO of PrintNation has been at the epicenter of online
sales. From Barnes and Noble Online to Print
she is a role
Mills Baldwin, CEO of Acta, an E-Business Infrastructure Company has
blended a fast paced career, hundreds of
employees and being a mom.
Nolan, CEO of Move.com, has had an impressive career and now heads a
cutting edge Internet Company. She says
'for me it's the journey.'
Carly Fiorina, CEO of Hewlett Packard,
defines success in the high tech arena running one of the leading
Turek, President of The Women's Forum, has built an important
voice and representation for independently owned sites focused on the
Cynthia Ringo, CEO of CopperCom. Cynthia Ringo was
Entrepreneur of the year 2000 and an prior executive of Red
Brick and Madge Systems.
Denise Brosseau, President of FWE.
Through the Forum for Women Entre- preneurs, Denise has changed the way
women seek Venture Capital for startups.
Kudos: Read about Companies promoting Women or doing good
Patricia Russo named President and COO of Eastman Kodak
We covered Patricia when she spun out a 5Billion dollar
division of Lucent last year. Now she has the
reins of Kodak. read about it
You GO Girl!
out the Who's Who of Women's deals that got funded this year...
48 Women Entrepreneurs raised 580M in VC in
2000. When the Tech Industry is in turmoil it is
fantastic to see the momentum for women led deals. This is a
list to keep in your rolodex! read more
Top 25 Women on the Web for
2001! TECHdivas is pretty excited....our Publisher was
named to top 25
Karan Eriksson, has been around high tech for
years and is very active in the various advancing women and tech
organizations. SFWow is a great group and Eriksson
told us she was thrilled. visit
SF Wow site to see the full list of winners and if
you can make it, attend the awards.
FREE Women in IT Seminar at COMDEX
we like free and this is a great get together. Interesting Sessions,
a reception and more.
has teamed up with the Comdex folks to give us something we need...a get
together at a major trade show that is free read more
2001: Venture Forum - Two
Dozen companies selected to Present at Women's Venture Capital Showcase.
Check out the list of
companies that will present this year. Last years group raised over
300Million dollars. The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs FWE and the
National Women's Business Council host Springboard read more
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated 1.44
billion in 2000
foundation outspent federal government on charity last year newspaper
reports. On a personal note, TECHdivas knows of at least one
school teacher who filled out the simple grant request and received more
than $9000 for her classroom from the foundation. Info on the Gates
foundation is in our TECHgroups area.
Highlights Three Outstanding Women Vice Presidents and their Contributions
makes it a point to hire from within and Jennifer Johnson, Lea
Cadieux, and Maril Pitcock, VP Technology & Operations for
the West, Central and East make a powerful team. Read more
about this public company and these women. more
Read the story behind these Women Owned Sites