• PBWC Board Member Tani Girton of Novato’s Bank of Marin wins Women in Business Award

    Desktop computers were new when Tani Girton unlocked the mystery of how to send information using the new device, sending information from Portland to the EDS’s Government Services Division in Bethesda, Maryland. “I was rewarded with a job that ignited my interest in financial analysis and set me on a path to business school and […]

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  • Decoding Diversity: The Financial and Economic Returns in Tech

    Executive Summary Improving ethnic and gender diversity in the U.S. technology workforce represents a massive economic opportunity, one that could create $470 – $570 billion in new value for the tech industry, and could add 1.2 – 1.6% to national GDP. Read the full report here.

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  • It’s time for Men to Champion Women in Tech

    Deepti Srivastava, PBWC Board member – As a technical woman, working in tech, and as someone who definitely contemplated giving up a tech career a few years ago because of all the reasons mentioned in this article and others like it, I can say that I have personally experienced how detrimental a negative culture can […]

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  • Peggy Klaus Answers “Now What?” How Smart Women Succeed Despite Gender Barriers

    In this article, Peggy Klaus shares six tips how Smart Women Succeed Despite Gender Barriers. Click here to download a copy of the article. Now What? Here’s How Smart Women Succeed Despite Gender Barriers I recently met a woman who described what pushed her to leave corporate America in 1998. After an interview at a premiere […]

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  • Joel Garfinkle shares How To Get A Promotion

    In this article written expressly for PBWC, Joel Garfinkle, speaker at the 27th Annual Conference in March, shares tips to getting a promotion. Click here to download a copy of the article. How to Get a Promotion Imagine your boss, your boss’s boss, and other key executives in your company sitting around a table discussing […]

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  • Titina Ott, PBWC Board Member, talks about the success of Oracle’s Women Leadership (OWL) program

    Engaging employees at all levels can lead to a successful leadership program. Titina Ott, PBWC Board Member and founder of Oracle’s Womens Leadership (OWL) explains in this interview how it was accomplished at Oracle.  OWL started as a grassroots program 10 years ago.  It has since grown to 75 communities in 41 countries.  OWL is […]

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  • Professional BusinessWomen of California Applaud Pay Equity Legislation

    The Professional Business Women of California (PBWC), whose commitment to gender equity in professional settings extends back for more than a quarter century, salutes Governor Jerry Brown for leading the nation by enacting legislation designed to eliminate gender-based pay differences in California. Kathryn Larson, PBWC’s executive director offered, “This is a moment for us to […]

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