Dorothy Lavinia Brown, MD, was one of six people, and the only woman, recognized for her significant contributions to healthcare.

May 09, 2017
Dorothy Lavinia Brown, MD, a surgeon and Tennessee lawmaker, is the sole woman in the 2017 class of inductees into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame.
Rachelle Blake translation in healthcare

Rachelle Blake talks with HIMSS' Adam Bazer about how to translate value to healthcare.

May 05, 2017
Adam Bazer of HIMSS North America profiles Blake and considers the delicate art of translation in healthcare.
Lisa Seacat DeLuca Women in Technology Hall of Fame
May 01, 2017
DeLuca is joined by five other 2017 honorees, which include women from GE Digital, Humacyte, Analog Design and BMC Software.
Women in Health IT

Rachelle Blake, president and CEO of Omni Micro and Omni Med Solutions

April 27, 2017
In this podcast, Rod Piechowski, senior director, Health Information Systems at HIMSS, interviews Rachelle Blake, president and CEO of Omni Micro and Omni Med Solutions and the recipient of an inaugural HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award, which she received at HIMSS17.
women in cybersecurity workforce
April 25, 2017
"The stagnation of women’s participation in the workforce is noteworthy because the workforce gap continues to grow," according to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study.

President Donald J. Trump is disappointing some of his women supporters.  Gage Skidmore photo

April 25, 2017
Women in battleground states who voted for President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly disenchanted about the border wall and cuts to after-school programs.

NSA summer program aims to draw future cybersecurity professionals into STEM careers.

April 23, 2017
Free to students and teachers K-12, the program hopes to improve teaching methods for computer science curricula.
Anne Wojcicki CEO 23andMe

23andMe CEO and Co-Founder Anne Wojcicki

April 23, 2017
This approval is expected to open the floodgates for more direct-to-consumer tests for disease risks.
women in technology

The gender gap in STEM fields has widened since the 1980’s, when 37 percent of all computer science graduates in the U.S. were women. Today, that number is a mere 18 percent, according to a new IBM study. Photo courtesy of IBM.

April 19, 2017
IBM partnered with Boston College Center of Work & Family on research to highlight IBM’s longstanding pro-women perspective.

Hillary Clinton addresses the 2017 Professional BusinessWomen of California Confence in San Francisco on March 28. YouTube

April 10, 2017
Hillary Clinton came out of the woods and onto the stage at the 2017 Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference in San Francisco on March 28.

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