Women-only mentoring community aims to break Silicon Valley’s glass ceiling
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Women hold just 11 percent of executive positions in Silicon Valley's tech companies, which is an unacceptable statistic for any industry in the 21st century. Hoping to redress the balance, we've recently come across Glassbreakers — a peer to peer mentorship community for professional women working in tech. The site offers an online platform where female techies are matched with peers, in what CTO Lauren Mosenthal calls "a high tech version of the 'I think you should meet' introduction email." Prospective members apply via their LinkedIn account and an algorithm extracts details such as education background, skills and past employers…
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