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Etsy announces a $50,000 scholarship program for women in technology

thenextweb.com
Last September 2011, 3 out of 96 employees in Engineering and Operations at Etsy were women, and none of them were managers. Considering the company’s majority-female user base — Etsy supports the businesses of hundreds of thousands of female entrepreneurs, which sell a majority of all items to women — the team at...
Etsy announces a $50,000 scholarship program for women in technology

Inside Etsy's Gambit to Hire More Female Engineers

allthingsd.com
When Marc Hedlund joined Etsy last fall to lead engineering, he was confronted by a woeful gender ratio on his new team. Just three people on the 100-person engineering and operations staff were women. Surely Etsy, of all places, should be an attractive place to work for engineers who are...
Inside Etsy's Gambit to Hire More Female Engineers
Etsy reaches out to the ladies with new Hacker Grant summer program

Google launches Search Education site for teachers, covering lesson plans and classroom activities

thenextweb.com
Google has announced a new search education tool aimed at helping teachers pass on the necessary skills to young learners researching online. Google Search Education has been providing classes for the past few years, aimed at highlighting existing Google Search tools for use in academic research. “Knowing how to search...
Google launches Search Education site for teachers, covering lesson plans and classroom activities

A Hacker School That Helps Solve Silicon Valley's Hiring Problem

www.fastcompany.com
Tech companies can't find enough engineers. So why not train them yourself? For free. And then make $20K a pop on recruiting fees.The shortage of engineers is a perennial source of woe in Silicon Valley. Once they're done combing the graduating classes at places like Stanford and MIT, tech companies...
A Hacker School That Helps Solve Silicon Valley's Hiring Problem
Why and how Etsy is targeting women programmers

Etsy Wants to Give Female Programmers $5,000 to Attend Hacker School

techcrunch.com
Etsy, the popular marketplace for all things handmade, just announced that it will not just be hosting the 2012 session of Hacker School at its headquarters in New York, but that it will also offer ten $5,000 grants to women who would like to attend this year’s session but don’t...
Etsy Wants to Give Female Programmers $5,000 to Attend Hacker School
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