- Lanugage Matters: Stop Using “Guys” to Address Mix-Gender Groups: “It might sound trivial to you, but language matters. We should focus on promoting language of inclusion, and eliminating that of exclusion.”
- There Are No Women On StackOverflow – Or Are There? “So there’s good news, there are women on StackOverflow. The visible ones are far below the representative % of women in the industry. So you can safely determine that it’s an unfriendly-to-women place.”
- A Second Open Letter to Google Doodles | Speaking Up: “Does Google know that women make up only 9-12% of the Doodles – 0% in the United States thus far in 2012? Is that figure acceptable at Google?” This isn’t the first time that Google Doodles have received criticism for their lack of gender diversity.
- Square posts a picture of their summer intens; the Twitterverse notices a gender discrepancy.
- IT Unemployment Hits Women Harder: “Anyone in a position to influence these kinds of decisions should keep track of patterns in workforce reduction and be aware of any potential patterns that tend to disproportionately affect women or other groups of people. This means not waiting for it to be brought to their attention but rather diligently looking to see if these patterns are occurring.”
- On Technical Entitlement: “Technical elitism seems like the kind of thing that could knock the entire industry flat. Why do we keep scaring everyone off?”
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