A Face For STEM: Online Effort Targets Assumptions About Women In Tech

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Megan Smith is the new U.S. chief technology officer. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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From Silicon Valley To White House, New U.S. Tech Chief Makes Change

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A technician opens a vessel containing women's frozen egg cells in April 2011 in Amsterdam. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Silicon Valley Companies Add New Benefit For Women: Egg-Freezing

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses the media during an event in New Delhi in September. This week, he was criticized for comments he made about women asking for raises. Adnan Abidi/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Actress and gamer Aisha Tyler hosted game developer Ubisoft's press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The company was recently criticized for not animating female assassins in one of its new games. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Critics Renew Calls For More Diverse Video Game Characters

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Dame Stephanie Shirley took on the family nickname "Steve" so that her business proposals would be taken more seriously. The Commonwealth/Flickr hide caption

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TechCrunch's Disrupt 2012 conference in San Francisco. This year, two hackathon presentations ignited a firestorm. Max Morse/Getty Images hide caption

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Sexism In The Tech Industry Takes Center Stage

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