News & Events

News for Women in IT

11/09/17: ARA Co-founders Leslie Vickrey, Megan McCann and Jane Gilligan Hamner Win ATHENA Chicagoland Organizational Leadership Award

10/10/17: Women Turn to Tech Careers Later than Men, Finds Harvey Nash Women in Technology Survey

11/3/16: Almost One-Third of Women in IT Experience an Unwelcoming Work Environment Compared to Seven Percent of Men, Harvey Nash Women in Technology Survey Finds 

10/20/16: ARA Co-Founder, Megan McCann, featured in ITSP Magazine: “When Championing Diversity, Actions Speak Louder Than Words”

9/23/16: Women Taking Charge in Chicago’s Tech Industry

6/1/16: ARA Co-Founder, Jane Gilligan Hamner, named to TechWeek100 Chicago 2016

3/30/16: How to augment your career with leadership coaching – CIO Magazine

3/10/16: ARA Co-Founder, Jane Gilligan Hamner, participates in a panel with other Chicago women tech leaders: “How to Succeed in Leadership: Perspectives from Women Leaders and Change-Makers.”

2/22/16: Diversifying Tech Means Looking Beyond Race, Motorola Panelists Say

1/22/16: ARA Announces Enhanced Mentorship Program, New Managing Director & Market Expansion Plans

11/11/15: Women in Tech Q & A with Smartsheet CEO, Mark Mader

10/30/15: Men on women in tech: Apply for that gig, ask for more money and break up those ‘brogrammer’ tribes

10/08/15: ARA Co-Founder and ClearEdge Marketing CEO & Founder, Leslie Vickrey, Named to UIC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

9/29/15: Words of Wisdom from Kick-Ass Women, featuring ARA Co-Founder, Leslie Vickrey. CBD Marketing

8/28/15: ARA Chicago:  Developing a Career Toolkit for Your Success. kCura, Storify

8/18/15: ARA’s Mission to Advance Women in Tech Expands to New Markets. Business Wire

6/05/15: Seattle women tech leaders on landing your dream gig, and why you should get a mentor. GeekWire, Molly Brown

4/01/15: Cards Against Humanity women’s scholarship fuels debate. Chicago Tribune, BLUE SKY Originals, Amina Elahi

12/12/14: Trailblazing women: Lead the way on diversity, direct the conversation. Chicago Tribune, BLUE SKY Originals, Amina Elahi

12/09/14: Breaking Barriers: What Tech Can Learn From Women in Other Male-Dominated Fields. ChicagoInno, Jim Dallke

8/15/14: The Friday Exit: $350 million for Trunk Club; notes from an epic bike trip. Chicago Tribune, BLUE SKY Originals, Andrea Hanis

8/14/14: Women in tech: Advance your career and make failure your ‘frenemy’. Chicago Tribune, BLUE SKY Originals, Cheryl V. Jackson

6/18/14: Strength in numbers: Getting more women into tech. Crain’s Chicago, John Pletz – (full article in PDF form)

5/7/14: Women in tech: Packed forum takes on 4 big questions. GeekWire, Monica Guzman

2/10/14: How Mentoring May Be the Key To Solving Women’s Tech Problem. HuffPost Tech, Cassie Slane

11/22/13: ARA Chicago Panel – Women Should Diversify Mentorships. Chicago Tribune, BLUE SKY Innovation, John Carpenter

9/4/13: ARA Co-founders Jane Gilligan Hamner, Megan McCann and Leslie Vickrey Discuss Importance of Growing and Nurturing Female Tech Talent with Sandee Kastrul, President & Co-Founder, i.c.stars

2/26/2013: ClearEdge Marketing, Harvey Nash and McCann Partners Team to Launch ARA, Supporting Women in Technology


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