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Kimberly Bryant: Disrupting Tech Norms Equals

Kimberly Bryant: Disrupting Tech Norms Equals

She is the mom of a 13-year-old girl who can build her own website. So she knows that girls of color do code. Well, actually they don’t, or rather most don’t.  Combined, Black, Latino and Native American women make up less than 3% of the computer programming profession. But it’s not because they lack desire. On(…)

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Notes from Our 10,000 Names in 100 Days Campaign

Notes from Our 10,000 Names in 100 Days Campaign

We partnered with MTV Voices for our 10,000 Names in 100 Days campaign from February – May 2012 and featured some of the most amazing nominees from the campaign on their blog each week. We also randomly rewarded a few nominators for taking the time out to nominate and alerting us to amazing women around(…)

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Cat Jaffee Lives…

Cat Jaffee Lives…

MTV Voices Featured Nominee: Cat Jaffee Lives with Nomadic Beekeepers She quit her job, packed her bags and moved to Kars, Turkey to live with nomadic beekeepers. Check out her inspiring story here: http://inspiredbeeing.com/tag/cat-jaffee/

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3 Nepalese Adventure Sisters

3 Nepalese Adventure Sisters

  3 Nepalese Adventure Sisters: Lucky, Dicky and Nicky Inspiring sisters Lucky, Dicky and Nicky run 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking, which provides women guides and assistants for women trekkers through the Himalayas. They also run the nonprofit, Empowering Women of Nepal. Through it, they train disadvantaged local women (and men) to become guides. Empowering Women(…)

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Jos Dirkx Kicks Balls!

Jos Dirkx Kicks Balls!

Jos Dirkx runs Girls and Football SA. Her goal: To give a voice to female football players in South Africa and grant them a chance to share their passion, along with the hardships they have encountered as female athletes, with their communities. Jos was born in Rio de Janeiro and has since been traveling the(…)

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