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2014-10-10 23:04:08

Prodea CEO and Co-Founder to Participate in Roundtable Q&A RICHARDSON, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 WHAT: Prodea Systems CEO and Co-Founder Anousheh Ansari will participate in a roundtable panel at the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit: East, which focuses on innovation and disruption at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology. Ansari will partake in the “Planning for 2050: Mars, Lunar Colonies & 20,000 Leagues under the Sea” session, which will explore the...

2014-10-09 12:33:41

Staying at 25 Hotels; Generating $11 Million in Direct Spending PHOENIX, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Phoenix Convention Center will be the center of activity this week as the city welcomes the Anita Borg Institute's 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference from Oct. 8-10. More than 8,000 attendees from all over the world are expected to travel to downtown Phoenix for the world's largest gathering of women technologists, including professionals...

2014-10-08 23:09:35

Apple, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft Research, Palantir, Qualcomm Incorporated, Symantec, and Venmo support NCWIT’s outreach efforts at the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today announced that Apple, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft Research, Palantir, Qualcomm, Symantec, and Venmo are supporting NCWIT’s...

2014-09-30 23:16:27

Anousheh Ansari Recognized as First Female Private Space Explorer and Title Sponsor of the Ansari X PRIZE RICHARDSON, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Prodea Systems' CEO and Co-Founder, Anousheh Ansari will be inducted into the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame on October 18, 2014. The International Space Hall of Fame (ISHF), an integral part of the New Mexico Museum of Space History, is the only institution that recognizes the accomplishments of...

2014-09-16 23:12:22

Makook Smart Living Selects Groundbreaking ROS® Platform to Bring New Content and Services Along with an Unprecedented Level of Privacy to Consumers in the Middle East and Northern Africa DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Makook Smart Living, a new service provider headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has selected the groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) to provide a seamless connected life...

2014-09-12 23:04:28

Prodea CEO to Make Opening Remarks on Smart Ecosystems DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 WHAT: Prodea Systems CEO and Co-Founder, Anousheh Ansari will provide welcoming remarks at Smart Living City, kicking off the second day of the event which focuses on smart ecosystems. WHO: As Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Prodea Systems, Ansari leads the company in achieving their business goals and vision of their technology. Prodea is the first company to provide...

2014-09-11 23:00:44

Prescient Interactive demonstrates the Prescient Life℠ Connected Life Experience at the CEDIA EXPO in the adjacent Hyatt Regency Boardroom SUMMIT 25 on the 25th floor Thursday, September 11 and Friday, September 12 from 9am-6pm Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Prescient Interactive announced today that they have completed a strategic licensing agreement with Prodea Systems Inc. to develop and distribute exclusive Entertainment, eHealth, eLearning, Games, Home Automation, Home...

2014-08-27 23:08:37

Prodea Systems CEO Recognized Among Most Influential Businesswomen in the North Texas Region Richardson, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that CEO and Co-Founder Anousheh Ansari has been selected as an honoree for the Dallas Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards, honoring the region’s most influential business women. Now in its seventh year, the award program recognizes outstanding local women business leaders who not only are making a difference in...

2014-06-25 23:14:07

Academic, Corporate, and Entrepreneurial Organizations Come Together to Improve Gender Balance in Computing (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Today, at the White House Summit on Working Families, The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a national non-profit focused on increasing women’s participation in computing, announced an aggressive commitment to add 3,500 new technical women to the U.S. talent pool by 2016 through the NCWIT Pacesetters program. In this unique...

2014-06-24 23:01:57

Young women serve as “near-peer” technology role models and reduce the effects of stereotype threat. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today announced a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America Commitment to Action, valued at $3.71 million dollars, to engage 10,000 middle school girls in learning computing concepts. The announcement was made at the CGI America meeting in Denver. NCWIT’s Commitment to Action will...


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Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

Sunita Williams
2012-10-29 09:16:39

Sunita Williams is an American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman. She was born Sunita Pandya Krishna on September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio to parents of Indian and Slovenian decent. She graduated from Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts in 1983, and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. She was immediately commissioned as an Ensign in...

Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

Kathryn Hire
2012-10-22 10:54:25

Kathryn Hire is a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve  and a NASA astronaut. She was born Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama where she was raised by her parents. She graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile in 1977 and subsequently attended the United States Naval Academy, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management in 1981. The following year, Hire earned her Naval Flight Officer wings and began conducting international airborne...

Susan Helms
2012-10-22 10:48:03

Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...

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