Women in Tech

26 Letters offers a data-driven approach to inclusion and diversity in workplaces and organizations

A Twin Cities-based company is helping employers and organizations foster inclusion and diversity. 26 Letters uses a multi-faceted approach including a text-based resource for employees, inclusion-oriented assessments, and educational content to build awareness of and engagement on diversity in workplaces and other spaces where teams work. Founder Caroline Karanja is presenting at 1 Million Cups…

Arlette Preston: Risk Taker, Entrepreneur, and Businesswomen

Arlette Preston is the owner of the Home Instead Senior Care Fargo office. With a career in nursing, healthcare, and local politics, Preston attributes her success as an entrepreneur and businesswomen to her desire to stretch herself by launching into new ventures. “I have always been willing to take a step out and try something…

Fargo Attorney Creates App Innovating the Legal Divorce Process

As a practicing attorney for over 20 years, Krista Andrews helps clients navigate the sometimes overwhelming and stressful legal process. With this experience, Krista and co-owner Tim Brookins have created PartUs, an application focused on the legal divorce process. “My goal is to help my clients and and give them tools, inform them, and empower…

The Accidental Coder

Written by: Betty Gronneberg, Founder of uCodeGirl I was a teen girl in college majoring in Statistics in Ethiopia, determined to make formulas, numbers, and probabilities my friends when I saw my name listed, among others, on the bulletin board of the Mathematics Department. I had to ask our math professor, the department head, about it.…

She's paving the way for young girls in tech and is our latest guest writer. Welcome, Betty Gronneberg!

What topics will you be focusing on in your writing? Technology and gender, tech talent pool, future trends in tech, global point of view, economic development and its tech influencers or disruptors Where is home for you? Fargo has been home for the last decade. What brought you to Fargo, ND?  Love. I did it…

Leading Ladies

Good ideas tend to spread like wildfire. That’s what happened to Girl Develop It, a nationwide effort to make tech more inclusive. GDI started in a solitary classroom in New York City in 2010. Fast forward six years and there are almost 70,000 members in 53 chapters, complete with annual meetings. The GDI Leadership Summit…