We are honored that our Founder, Purba Majumder, and CEO of Cybervation was chosen to be a speaker at the first-ever TEDx event – TEDx Innovation Drive in Dublin. The theme was “Challenge the Status Quo” and the event goal was to bring the community together to discuss and connect to deeper TED-like ideas through live speakers and TED Talks videos. Purba’s topic was about confidence level of girls and the field of technology. She is passionate about this because she has not only observed it first-hand, but experienced herself.
Columbus CEO Magazine recently interviewed our CEO, Purba Majumder about the community impact made by her nonprofit organization, Cooltechgirls. We are extremely thankful to the Columbus CEO Magazine for sharing the Cooltechgirls story in the September edition of their magazine.
We would like to thank Dublin Life Magazine for honoring our CEO, Purba Majumder and recognizing her as a powerful voice and influencer in diversity education in Dublin, OH. The article highlights Purba’s impact on the community of Dublin, OH through her business (Cybervation), and the non-profit she founded called CoolTechGirls, which encourages girls to study computers, science and technology.
"It’s really a privilege (to live in Dublin) and we’re just really thankful to be here where it’s so diverse and inclusive. And we have a voice; we are being a part of the community, we’re able to exchange our ideas and all that, which is wonderful." – Purba Majumder
We thank 10TV News for featuring CoolTechGirls and its founder, Purba Majumder, our CEO, in the morning news program. CoolTechGirls was featured for its efforts in encouraging young girls in STEM related fields in the local Columbus community. Purba and other participants were interviewed during their Feb 10th event “Path to Your First Hackathon” at The Ohio State University.
We would like to thank Columbus Underground for a great online story about bridging the gender gap in technology featuring our company, Cybervation, and our community give-back program, CoolTechGirls! http://www.columbusunderground.com/t-cetra-local-companies-and-non-profits-bridge-the-gender-gap-in-technology-ls1
We are proud of the many events CoolTechGirls offers, such as Girls Go to Mars Summer Camp at the Wellington School that includes Engineering and Technology concepts. CoolTechGirls also offers Financial Aid to middle school aged girls who cannot afford to attend the Summer Camp. We look forward to continually offering these events and supporting the girls of tomorrow.
We would like to thank Columbus Business First for a great story in the After 5 magazine, featuring our CEO, Purba Majumder, and our community give-back program, CoolTechGirls! By hosting events at different science and technology companies, we mentor and guide young girls to explore STEM related career opportunities.
We are touched by the level of engagement from volunteers who have spent countless hours on this exciting initiative. We are also extremely fortunate to have a highly motivated group of companies who provide resources to support our initiative.
Cool Tech Girls Founder, Purba Majumder, was interviewed on Ann Fisher’s All Sides program on WOSU’s Public Radio. Majumder spoke on the importance of attracting more female students to the STEM field and the local initiative taken to enlighten the passion for STEM through her Cool Tech Girls organization. Listen to the entire interview here: radio.wosu.org.
In the August 2015 issue of Columbus CEO magazine, Cybervation CEO and founder of Cool Tech Girls, Purba Majumder, was featured as one of three Columbus CEOs with Indian roots in an article by Kitty McConnell. The article talks about the impact of leaders, like our own, on the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio. Majumder’s impact as a CEO began in 1998 when she co-founded the Dublin based technological company, Cybervation, in 1998. She expanded her leadership in 2013 when Majumder started the nonprofit, Cool Tech Girls, in order to teach and encourage female students to pursue education and careers in the STEM field. Check out the full article here: columbusceo.com.
Cybervation was delighted to receive the Corporate Caring Award from Business First on June 18 of last year. According to the Business First website, Corporate Caring Awards “honor for-profit companies for their donations and commitment to volunteering for local charitable organizations and causes”. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the success of Cool Tech Girls and getting more female students involved in the field of STEM and to all who join us at our events. We are excited to see what the future brings for the organization. For more information on Cool Tech Girls visit our website: cooltechgirls.org. For Business First’s article on Cybervation, click here: bizjournals.com.
In Sept. 2014, Purba Majumder, appeared on the cover of Dublin Life magazine. The magazine featured an article on the Cybervation and Cool Tech Girls founder and CEO. In the article, Majumder talks about her upbringing in India and moving to the U.S., emphasizing that education has always taken a central and prominent role in her life. Majumder also speaks about the differences of opinions and connotations that are associated with females in STEM between Indian and American societies, a crucial topic, which sparked her interest in starting her nonprofit, Cool Tech Girls. To read the entire article, please visit: cityscenecolumbus.com.