Encouraging and supporting diversity in tech communities
September 14, 2017 – Datometry, the pioneer in adaptive data virtualization technology, announces a sponsorship of The All-Women Hackathon hosted by The Expat Woman on September 30, 2017, in San Francisco California, as a part of its company culture of encouraging women in technology.
The Hackathon features all-women teams (ages 15-65) who will develop a website, game, cloud-based service, application, or mobile application to address one of these challenges:
- Engage more girls in STEM
- End the Gender Gap in Tech, Startup, and/or Venture Capital
- Empower women to break the glass ceiling in the workplace
- Enable companies to hire and retain diverse candidates
- Make the job search process applicant friendly for new immigrants and refugees
- Improve a potential candidate’s job search experience to find the right role
- Help women find and connect with mentors, recruiters, and investors
- Solution to any other job search, startup, or career-related challenge
The team submissions will be judged by the originality of the idea, best technical specification, design of the product, and viability of the business model.
“I am very pleased and honored to be a mentor for the women at The All-Women Hackathon.” says Lyublena Antova, Senior Scientist & Engineer at Datometry and a Mentor at the Hackathon, “As a female engineer, I am always happy to see events like these where other strong female engineers can help defeat the decades-old stigma about women in computing that is still prevalent in our industry.”
Datometry Head of Business Development Rima Mutreja adds, “At Datometry—an early stage startup—we are creating a company whose strength comes from an inclusive and diverse team. Our sponsorship of The All-Women Hackathon is part of our desire to encourage more women in technology and leadership roles.”
Datometry partners with leading cloud service providers and database vendors including Azure Synapse, Amazon Redshift, and Google BigQueryand is available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace, AWS Marketplace, and Pivotal Network.
Visit www.datometry.com/careers for a list of current job openings at Datometry.
Datometry is revolutionizing how global enterprises can gain competitive advantage by up-leveling their data management to become cloud-native quickly and effectively. Datometry Hyper-Q is a category-defining solution that accelerates the digital transformation of enterprise IT by eliminating the costs and risks of adopting new data management technologies and lets the enterprise realize significant savings, innovate faster, and increase the speed of business. Hyper-Q is powered by Datometry’s proprietary technology developed by an expert team of database researchers and engineers. Datometry is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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