Tag: Computer Science

Women leaders in STEM: Regina Agyare, software developer and social entrepreneur

Growing up in Ghana, Regina Agyare remembers the weight of the expectations placed upon her from an early age.   “Growing up, you were kind of told what you were going to do back then. I was good in math or science, so I was told I was going to be a doctor.”   It’s a… Read More

Tinder, Sexism, and Brogrammer Culture in Silicon Valley

“Swipe right I am hot, swipe left if I am not.” This is the basic idea behind the widely popular dating app, Tinder. The app has become a popular way to find casual hookups in the area in which one lives. It is not surprising to hear the news of female co-founder, Whitney Wolfe, filing a… Read More