2014 March

Mentees & Mentors Take Heed: You Only Get Out What You Put In

In work, in school, at the gym and just about everywhere in life, this familiar saying holds true: “You only get out what you put in.” The same goes for mentoring relationships. If you expect…

Didn’t Attend Ms. Tech Talks Last Week? Here’s What You Missed

Last week, our good friends at Ms. Tech hosted a fabulous event which highlighted the stories of four Chicagoans – female entrepreneurs and executives who all had a story to share. If you were unable to attend the…

My Takeaways from Women in Tech: The Male Perspective

Last week, ARA hosted Women in Tech: The Male Perspective. The panel presentation featured Matt Hancock, Executive Director, Chicago Tech Academy High School; Roger Liew, CTO, Orbitz; Howard Tullman, CEO, 1871; Bob Miano, CEO and…

How Do We Best Advance Women in IT? Networking, Mentoring or a Combination of Both?

The challenge and the beauty of bringing a group of industry and thought leaders together is how quickly the room fills with ideas–both conflicting and congruent ones. This February marked the kickoff of ARA New…