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Overcoming the role of gender and race in science and technology majors during college

Historically, women and minorities have not been well-represented in engineering majors. As a result this underrepresentation has developed into a self-perpetuating problem.

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Under One Roof: Coworking

More and more women have struck out on their own, becoming freelancers or entrepreneurs. Yet despite the perks of striking out solo—flexible scheduling, the ability to pursue passion projects—there can still be something missing.

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Clothing Crisis: Can it be saved?

The change of the season is a great time to sort through your closet and clear your wardrobe of old, outdated clothing. But getting rid of clothing can be a little more complicated than just putting something in the trash or donation bin—some pieces may have sentimental value, be great basics or truly one-of-a-kind pieces […]

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You Code Girl!

What do an independent filmmaker, a biomedical engineer and an engineer who works at Google have in common? Melissa Pierce, Molly Rossow and Francesca Slade are all members of Chicago Women Developers, a networking and educational group for women in technology. The group started when Melissa ran into problems with her website. She took the […]

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