Ms. Hackers Graphics Design LearnUp – What to expect?

So the Ms. Hackers Graphics LearnUp is almost upon us. It was supposed to take place this Saturday i.e. July 30th, but because of unfortunate circumstances, it’s been postponed to August 6th. But good things come to those who wait, right? And we do have a fantastic treat in store! Prateeksen Choudhury, our very own …

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In conversation with Aparna Bhat one of our Ms. Hackers

Born in a Kannadiga family in Gujarat, Aparna Bhat is quite impressed with the cosmopolitan culture and weather of Bangalore. She has lived in the city for the past 7 years, and has been an active participant of many tech events..Following  the motto “Keep your morale high, in spite of setbacks” and admiring Dhiru Bhai …

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Woman on Top: Inspiring Journeys from Around the World

Very often you hear that “Behind every successful woman there is a society that says she can’t”. There is much truth to that sentence and yet we see many inspirational women who have worked their way to the top of the ladder. Let’s take a look at few! Marissa Myers Nothing marks a leader like …

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Up, Up and Away: A Call to Woman Up!

A recent study at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and EY has shown that women in key leadership roles bring greater profitability to their employers. The encouraging results have brought great cheer among women workers across the world. And, we think, it calls for a blog post that serves as reminder to all you …

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Ms. Hackers: The Winners

So we were looking for content writers. And because we are Venturesity, we set it up as a challenge. A challenge to get the best content writers out there. Also, because this challenge coincided with our Ms. Hackers initiative, we decided that to mix the two. In other words, this content writing challenge would also …

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Ms. Hackers: First Place Winner

The following post is written by Varsha Suresh. She is the first place winner of the Ms. Hackers content writer challenge. Do you want to be an AMAZING employee? Here’s the magic sauce.   Today, I’ll show you how to be an amazing employee. Yeah, I know, I know. You are a ninja coder. You …

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Ms. Hackers: Second Place Winner

The following post is written by Navya D’Souza. She is the second place winner of the Ms. Hackers content writer challenge. 5 Traits that Make You a Star Employee Companies, big and small, are always on the lookout for rockstar employees that bring something special to the roles they take up. Gone are the days when a …

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Ms. Hackers: Third Place Winner

The following post is written by Mukta Chakravorty. She is the third place winner of the Ms. Hackers content writing challenge. What makes a star employee? Right from childhood, it is drilled into our brains that the better marks we score, the better our chances of getting into a good college and thereby landing a …

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The Rise and Rise of the Female Hacker

When you visit a typical hackathon, the thing that stands out is the lack of female representation. Sure, there are the occasional female hackers, but it’s generally all men. But the times they are A-changin’. And how! We’ve noticed it in our hackathons. When we first started conducting our hackathons, we had a solitary female …

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Girls, come outnumber guys in the next hack

Imagine that all we have left to our descendants are a few recordings of hackathons. What sort of society would they think we lived in?  Well, I don’t know about you, but I think that they would be under the impression that we lived in a single-gender society. After all the testosterone presence in hackathons …

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Why we really do need more women in tech

“We need more women in tech.” “There is a shortage of women in the technology workforce.” “Women make up only 26% of the computing workforce.” We’ve heard these refrains before. We’ve come to expect it as the norm. We don’t see a way to change it. In fact, a cynic might argue that there is …

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