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Women in History: Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper

As we continue our recognition of outstanding women in history, this week’s feature goes to Grace M. Hopper, an American computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral. The late Hopper, who often was called “Amazing Grace” by her peers, is credited for leading the team that created the first computer language compiler that was a precursor to the widely used …

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Women in History: Dr. Erna Hoover

In continuance with our ode to women who have played a role in shaping technology as we know it, PGi would like to take a moment to honor Dr. Erna Schneider Hoover. Dr. Hoover, born in 1926, is an American mathematician who is noted for making key contributions to the system architecture of the computerized telephone switching method, developed by …

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The Power of STEM in the Workplace

In PGi’s latest infographic, “The Case for Systematic Change,” we shared some startling numbers about the current STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) job market. While applicants outnumber non-STEM positions 3.6 to 1, the opposite is true for STEM positions: they outnumber applicants nearly 2 to 1! This disparity is due to a lack of emphasis on STEM fields in education, …

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PGi is a Proud Sponsor of Girlstart – Empowering Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

This Tuesday PGi had the privilege of supporting Girlstart, a Texas program that fosters science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skill development in young girls. Several women from PGi’s Austin and Atlanta offices, along with our friends from Evernote, came together for Girlstart’s annual Game Changers luncheon to celebrate girls, the power of STEM and the pursuit of fun.   Founded …

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