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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/17/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Apple's diversity efforts fall flat; Uber under fire again for not protecting passengers; women in tech in China break glass ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/13/2017
AT&T is looking outward to drive innovation around edge computing, having announced plans to launch an edge computing test zone in Silicon Valley in early 2018.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/10/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Women in tech are finally reaching the small screen; kids take over teaching; techies are starting to feel self-conscious; and more.
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/3/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: 'Momism' puts mothers at a disadvantage; lead with values when opening shop; telecom industry comes in last for diversity; and more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/31/2017
DALLAS -- AT&T Summit -- In an environment where new players are rapidly disrupting the communications industry, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)'s John Donovan said the ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/27/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: 02 offers senior-level returnships; meet a 'future me'; and 'Don't make money for a**holes.'
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/23/2017
For startups, marketing is a critical, but often overlooked, step in communicating both the vision of the company and convincing new customers -- and that's where ...
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 10/23/2017
Light Reading's Women in Comms initiative to provide information, networking, mentorship, access to jobs and support for women in the next-gen communications industry ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/20/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: The New York Times creates a new diversity position; Instagram's COO advises 'get your foot in the door'; sexism scandals rile ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/13/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: The wearables market brings back convention models; racial inequalities faring worse than gender differences; BBC goes to the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/6/2017
A UK startup called Zeetta Networks could be set for much bigger things after it was chosen to join Facebook's disruptive Telecom Infra Project (TIP), where it will ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/6/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Female founders face Twitter harassment; Amazon needs a new opener; Oracle has lawsuit battle ahead; and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 9/29/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Holberton School takes job training to a new level; Christian white men are feeling discriminated against; cable numbers hold ...
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5 Cloud Technologies We're Thankful for This Year
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/23/2017
Since it's Thanksgiving, Enterprise Cloud News decided to look at five cloud ...
Forrester: Don't Give Up on Private Clouds, Yet
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/22/2017
In looking ahead toward 2018, Forrester finds that private clouds are poised for ...
Telco Transformation
CenturyLink's Bozich Discusses Level 3 Integration, MEF 3.0
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/23/2017
Eric Bozich, vice president of products and marketing at CenturyLink, talks about ...
Can Cable Top Telcos in Enterprise Market?
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/22/2017
While cable operators continue to lure small and midsized firms away from the ...
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 12/26/2016
WiC has been profiling female movers and shakers in the next-gen comms industry ...
Hall of Fame 2016: The Candidates
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The Light Reading team has deliberated over this year's Hall of Fame candidates, ...
Ericsson Still Seeking M&A Targets
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 12/1/2015
The Swedish giant's head of strategy, Rima Qureshi, is always looking for new M&A ...
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Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.

During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.

She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.

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