Women’s History Month: Let’s take a moment to step into the Internet Hall of Fame

Fort Campbell, KY (March 26, 2021) –Here you will find some of the most influential people in the world of broadband. Some are computer scientists, mathematicians or engineers, while many others are inventors, business leaders, and forward thinkers with dreams and a passion for technology. Today’s focus is inductee Elizabeth “Jake” Feinler, an American information scientist. She was the first …

It’s time for even more women to take on tech

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 22, 2021) – A trend emerges every year when Connected Nation’s staff marks Women’s History Month—stories emerge of women who have had a huge impact on technology that we use in our everyday lives.  From the world’s first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, to the current CEO at YouTube and one of Google’s first employees, Susan Wojcicki, women have …

Great Women of Connected Nation

Bowling Green, KY (March 16, 2021) – There are many amazing women with whom I work every day at Connected Nation. So many, in fact, that it is challenging to pick only a few to highlight. I could choose to tell you about the two women who make me look like I’m really good at my job: Samantha Bailey and …

The first computer programmer: Ada Lovelace

Fort Campbell, KY (March 12, 2021) – In the 1840s, Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (also known as Ada Lovelace) spent countless hours corresponding with a fellow mathematician regarding an invention of sorts she was attempting to bring to life. Despite being a woman, Lovelace was asked to contribute thoughts and suggestions on the project. In the 1840s, such a thing was rarely seen, …

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Influential Women in the Tech Industry — Susan Wojcicki

Bowling Green, KY (March 9, 2021) – To celebrate Women’s History Month, Connected Nation is profiling influential women in today’s technology industry. One is Susan Wojcicki. As the CEO of YouTube and one of Google’s first employees, Wojcicki has claimed a spot as one of the most influential women in online technology. Wojcicki is highly educated and her credentials show …

Pushing through barriers: What value women bring to the job market

Bowling Green, KY (March 4, 2021) – Really, the question is: When it comes to re-entering the “paying” workforce, why do we devalue a woman’s worth because her labor experience looks different than a Monday-through-Friday job? There are numerous reasons for re-entering the workforce, but should the reasons matter? Women who have a lifetime of experience in many different arenas …

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Women Who Are Changing the Tech Industry – Leah Busque

Bowling Green, Ky (March 11, 2020) – To celebrate Women’s History Month, Connected Nation is profiling influential women in today’s technology industry. One is Leah Busque. As a business owner, computer scientist, and entrepreneur, Busque is one of the most admired women in Silicon Valley. After graduating from Sweet Briar College in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and …

Wendy Lazarus: Advocate for Children, Pioneer Among Women

Editor’s note: In honor of Women’s History Month, we are profiling the women at Connected Nation. From leadership roles to internship positions, these women are using their skills and experiences at every level of the organization to fulfill our mission to expand broadband access, adoption, and use to all people. (March 28, 2019) – Wendy Lazarus is the kind of …