What Role Should Women Play in Tech?

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on September 6, 2017 at 12:10 PM

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have likely heard about the Googler who posted an internal memo criticizing the company’s efforts to promote diversity and inclusion, and attributing the gender gap in tech to “biological differences” between men and women. The public leak of the memo brought about criticism, fury, and many conversations about diversity and gender discrimination. The engineer who authored the document was ultimately fired for “advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace.”

Topics: Women in STEM, women in tech, diversity

Is “The Feminist Dream” Within Our Reach?

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on November 2, 2015 at 4:34 PM


To say “It’s an honor simply to be nominated” has become something of a cliché, but that’s how we feel to be considered as a finalist for the PIttsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 awards. To be counted among such amazing tech companies and talented CEOs is a reminder of how far we’ve come and what we’ve been able to achieve. Even without winning, we feel like winners.

Topics: Women in STEM

Reflections on Success from a Female Tech Executive

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on March 25, 2015 at 2:58 PM

A few weeks ago, I was honored to accept the BusinessWomen First Award, given by the Pittsburgh Business Times to the top 25 business women in the region. Not only was it a proud moment for me but it was also a time for reflection on what it means to find success as a woman in the technology industry.

Topics: Women in STEM

Women in STEM: Overcoming Dyslexia to Pursue a Career In Engineering

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on September 11, 2014 at 8:35 AM

This is the second post in our Women in STEM series, as we continue to follow our passion of bringing awareness about women in legal technology. What could be better than finding this inspiration within our own team at Bellefield! This is the story of Kim Mann, Bellefield's Lead Software Architect. Kim's story has inspired us and we hope that it inspires you and all of the men and women you know. 

Topics: Women in STEM