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Teen girls are invited to start their journey into STEM fields and step into the shoes of "Thor's" Jane Foster. Marvel's Ultimate Mentor Adventure gives girls in grades 9-12 the resources to interview women working in STEM fields and submit videos.
Games are the second most used online application after social media and can be an entry into tech. Girl Scouts kicked off a new self-guided program, called “Be The Video Game Developer.” Girls can create media instead of passively consuming it.
Latest gear may be in need of a woman's touch. Samsung might want to consider a redesign or add more female executives? Women make up 80 % of consumer spending, but only 3% of creative directors are female.

Tech conferences usually end with a party and some loot bags, but TechCrunch issued apologies. Co-editors Alexia Tsotsis and Eric Eldon call out sexism after hackers present “Titstare" and "CircleShake" apps.

With her ThinkDirty app, founder Lily Tse is arming consumers with a tool to help with deciphering hard to pronounce ingredients. Taking it shopping could help avoid buying products with hidden toxins.

Fed up with 'jiggle physics' in video games, Jenn Frank has a challenge for game developers-- create a game that stimulates a dialogue around breasts other than being the object of the straight male gaze.
This wildly popular and internet-infamous web series Feminist Frequency strikes again with the latest, "Damsel in Distress". Anita Sarkeesian's latest installment of “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games,” explores "ironic sexism" in retro-inspired games and looks at those attempting to deconstruct the traditional damsel narrative.

Anyone with fertility issues knows how troublesome it can be to chart your temperature--and how heart-wrenching it can be not to conceive. Silicon Valley has come up with a solution--an app that helps track fertility and that will help you pay for some testing.

Family and life can get in the way of learning new skills, but the folks over Skillcrush don't want to hear it. You have to make time and invest in your future. These days, HTML is just as important as knowing how to man the phones.

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