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The Resource Geek girl rising : inside the sisterhood shaking up tech, Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens

Geek girl rising : inside the sisterhood shaking up tech, Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens

Label
Geek girl rising : inside the sisterhood shaking up tech
Title
Geek girl rising
Title remainder
inside the sisterhood shaking up tech
Statement of responsibility
Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • This book "isn't about the famous tech trailblazers you already know, like Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer. Instead, veteran journalists Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens introduce readers to the ... female entrepreneurs and technologists fighting at the grassroots level for an ownership stake in the revolution that's changing the way we live, work and connect to each other"--Amazon.com
  • "Meet the women who aren't asking for permission from Silicon Valley to chase their dreams. They are going for it--building cutting-edge tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes, and rallying the next generation of women in tech. With a nod to tech trailblazers like Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer, Geek Girl Rising introduces readers to the fearless female founders, technologists and innovators fighting at a grassroots level for an ownership stake in the revolution that's changing the way we live, work and connect. Readers will meet Debbie Sterling, inventor of GoldieBlox, the first engineering toy for girls, which topples the notion that only boys can build; peek inside YouTube sensation Michelle Phan's ipsy studios, where she is grooming the next generation of digital video stars while leading her own mega e-commerce beauty business; and tour the headquarters of The Muse, the hottest career site for millennials, and meet its intrepid CEO, Kathryn Minshew, who stared down sexism while raising millions of dollars to fund the company she co-founded. These women are the rebels proving that a female point of view matters in the age of technology; as a woman, you can rock big returns if you have a big idea and the passion to build it."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338.7092/520973
Index
index present
LC call number
T36
LC item number
.C33 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Geek girl rising : inside the sisterhood shaking up tech, Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Join the revolution: champions for change. Debbie Sterling ; Tracy Chou ; Shelley Zalis ; Rachel Sklar ; Natalie Villalobos ; Trae Vassallo ; Sukhinder Singh Cassidy -- Kickstart your dream: female founders. Michelle Phan ; Kathryn Minshew ; Yunha Kim ; Bea Arthur ; Sheila Marcelo -- Fuel the fire: feminist financiers. Joanne Wilson ; Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad ; Kristine Montague ; Natalia Oberti Noguera ; Arlan Hamilton ; Susan Lyne and Nisha Dua -- Dream it, do it, own it: confidence coaches. Dona Sarkar ; Diana Murakhovskaya and Irene Ryabaya ; Poormima Vijayashanker and Karen Catlin ; Ari Horie ; Kathryn Finney ; Kay Koplovitz ; Jenn Hyman -- Build new ways to work: work-life warriors. Julia Hartz ; Adda Birnir ; Tina Lee ; Katharine Zaleski and Milena Berry ; Kristen Koh Goldstein ; Sara Holoubek -- Crush the stereotypes: campus crusaders. Kelsey Hrubes ; Dr. Maria Klawe ; Dr. Lenore Blum ; Mopewa Ogundipe ; Grace Gee ; Ayna Agarwal -- Ignite the next generation: pipeline promoters. Debbie Sterling ; Sara Chipps and Brooke Moreland ; Alexandra Diracles ; Nicole Messier ; Laila Shabir and AJ Mendez Brooks ; Aruna Prasad
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 258 pages
Isbn
9781250112262
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)986530730
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Geek girl rising : inside the sisterhood shaking up tech, Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Join the revolution: champions for change. Debbie Sterling ; Tracy Chou ; Shelley Zalis ; Rachel Sklar ; Natalie Villalobos ; Trae Vassallo ; Sukhinder Singh Cassidy -- Kickstart your dream: female founders. Michelle Phan ; Kathryn Minshew ; Yunha Kim ; Bea Arthur ; Sheila Marcelo -- Fuel the fire: feminist financiers. Joanne Wilson ; Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad ; Kristine Montague ; Natalia Oberti Noguera ; Arlan Hamilton ; Susan Lyne and Nisha Dua -- Dream it, do it, own it: confidence coaches. Dona Sarkar ; Diana Murakhovskaya and Irene Ryabaya ; Poormima Vijayashanker and Karen Catlin ; Ari Horie ; Kathryn Finney ; Kay Koplovitz ; Jenn Hyman -- Build new ways to work: work-life warriors. Julia Hartz ; Adda Birnir ; Tina Lee ; Katharine Zaleski and Milena Berry ; Kristen Koh Goldstein ; Sara Holoubek -- Crush the stereotypes: campus crusaders. Kelsey Hrubes ; Dr. Maria Klawe ; Dr. Lenore Blum ; Mopewa Ogundipe ; Grace Gee ; Ayna Agarwal -- Ignite the next generation: pipeline promoters. Debbie Sterling ; Sara Chipps and Brooke Moreland ; Alexandra Diracles ; Nicole Messier ; Laila Shabir and AJ Mendez Brooks ; Aruna Prasad
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 258 pages
Isbn
9781250112262
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)986530730
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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