Getting your start in Silicon Valley startups: A guide for a non-techie

Let’s start with a few Truths  Silicon Valley is not a meritocracy. Many talented individuals will never get a first interview. You need persistence, hustle, and connections.  Want to get ahead in this industry? Keep reading. Working for Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, Linkedin or Facebook is not the same as working for a startup. While that experience […]

Diversity in tech: a crowdsourced reading list

THE LIST: Those of us working on diversifying an industry understand this phenomenon: the issue you’re fighting against is first, ignorance. What makes this ignorance even more critical to confront in the time we live in is the rapid-fire response of social media. You’re constrained by the medium to make a comment, and inevitably, context […]