Issue #14: D.C. is the nation’s top city for women in tech 💡

As we march into this new month ... of March ... it's time for a new podcast episode of Capital Women! This month, it's all about Pineapple—but we're not talking about the fruit, but instead a collaborative for women in the food industry. There's a lot to talk about when it comes to the news as well, from Michelle Obama's "unusually intimate" memoir to events on women in technology and women's history. Get excited!

  • D.C. is the nation’s top city for women in tech for fourth year in a row. []

  • … Even so, salaries don’t reflect that. [DC Inno]

  • Here are eight essays on sexual discrimination and harassment in D.C., across politics, policy, and the media. [New Republic]

  • This online beauty store carries all-natural, D.C.-made products for black women. [Washingtonian]

  • Michelle Obama speaks about her “unusually intimate” memoir, which is set to release on November 13. [Newsweek]

  • Maryland has no women in Congress. But four are running for lieutenant governor. [The Washington Post]

  • March 13: Join editor Jessica Spotswood and contributors Dhonielle Clayton and Lindsay Smith to discuss The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls.

  • March 15: This panel discussion will focus on women in technology and emerging trends.

  • March 17: At this panel discussion, learn about women’s history and the ERA.

Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.