A dirty little secret of the NGO world is that funders and grant recipients sometimes silently conspire to agree on statistics that show a program “works,” without rigorous measurement, since both the funders and the recipients want to show results. But new attempts to actually measure results are changing that.
Most of focus far too much energy on our kryptonite, wallowing in shame and self-pity. We let fear and doubt consume us, which limits our potential. Meanwhile, our superpowers--the gifts that make us truly special--take a backseat and don’t get fully developed and cherished.
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We measure success by things like money, power, fame, good looks, possessions, toys, trophies, and degrees. We strive for likes, followers, a high Klout score, and a giant LinkedIn network. Adding some focus on a more enlightened set of measures can not only make the world a better place, it can even drive real business results.
It's time to think about what the women leaders in tech can do to encourage girls to take on the challenge of changing our world through technology. Three organizations are attacking the "girl-problem" head-on: the Girl Scouts, the National Engineers Week Foundation, and the National Center for Women & Information Technology.