Amazon Promotes First Woman to Role of Adviser to the CEO

mariarenzLast Thursday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos promoted Maria Renz to the coveted role of technical adviser to the CEO. Renz was formerly CEO of Quidsi, the company that owned Diapers.com, which Amazon acquired in 2011.

The position, which Bezos created more than a decade ago, serves [Read More]

May 26th, 2015|Hot, Job, Life, You|

Only 18% of Computer Science College Grads in 2014 Were Women

Watch the trailer for Code: Debugging the Gender Gap, a documentary film shown at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The movie explores the stark reality that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs in “computing-related fields”—and of those 1.4 million jobs, less than 29 percent will be filled by Americans, and of those Americans, [Read More]

May 13th, 2015|Hot, You|