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Women Up to the Challenge

Posted by Hannah Conrad on 19th May 2011

Guests: Holly Stump, Chair, Women in Electronic Design and Carol Hallett, Vice President Worldwide Sales, Real Intent
Hosts: Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Community Marketing, Synopsys Inc., Yvette Huygen, Director, Worldwide Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Synopsys Inc.

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We had a very lively discussion on Conversation Central this morning! Karen and Yvette were excited to welcome Holly Stump and Carol Hallett into the studio to discuss some of the challenges that women today face in the tech industry. Having spent much of their careers in the semiconductor industry, Holly and Carol both had interesting thoughts and advice to share with women of all ages about working in high tech. From talking about Lisa Johnson Mandell’s Six Subtle Moves That Hold Women Back From Success to discussing how to mentor and encourage young women to enter the technology industry, this show was full of valuable information that women and men alike won’t want to miss!

Links of Interest:

WWED Group Blog

Real Intent

Six Subtle Moves That Hold Women Back From Success

“Talking 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work” by Deborah Tannen

A Letter to Women in Tech, I Let You Down

“Women in Engineering: 2010 Literature Review” from Magazine of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Carol Hallett and Holly Stump


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