Why Women Have an Advantage in Technology

(Blog Post) Audrey MacLean describes herself as an accidental technologist, an accidental entrepreneur, and an accidental investor. But at the age of eight, she made at least one plan: She would earn a college scholarship. Ms. MacLean, 59, executed that plan and went on to help start Network Equipment Technologies, which went public in 1987. Later, she was a founder and chief executive of Adaptive. She has given seed financing to numerous successful start-ups ... Full Story »

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Danny Franks
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by Danny Franks - Apr. 10, 2012

While the profile of Ms. Maclean is a poignant and moving one, the article doesn't live up to what it advertises. Besides the fact that there is a rise of Stanford class female technology involvement, not much science is provided to show what women may have a technological edge. If the science was there, this would have been very relevant and timely for many women who aspire to be in the tech world.

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