- Lingering misconceptions keep women from entering the technology sector | Entrepreneur | Financial Post: “The data show women make up 47% of the overall Canadian workforce. Yet they comprise just 24% of the tech sector workforce.”
- Pseudoscience and stereotyping won’t solve gender inequality in science | The Guardian: “A parenting guide aimed at drawing more girls into science lacks evidence and promotes old-fashioned gender stereotypes”
- Being a female software engineer: Animated GIFs mocking the bullshit technical women put up with.
- This Is What A Scientist Looks Like: “This Is What A Scientist Looks Like is a project developed to challenge the stereotypical perception of a scientist.”
- Inclusivity Is Not A Double Standard: Why Forbes is Wrong about Women in Tech | Lauren Bacon: “Everybody’s talking about Etsy’s success in recruiting women engineers – they’ve increased the number of women in their engineering department by 500% in one year – and that’s awesome to see.”
- Creating a Mozilla workshop for beginner Hacking of Mobile HTML5 Games | Lukas Blakk: “We made an exciting discovery in our first meeting, which was that we could host the game from a github page and this meant every girl in the workshop could hack on her own customizations of the game in github’s web interface code editor and see their changes reflected on a mobile device immediately.”
- To a Future Woman In Tech | @bitchwhocodes: “As a future woman in technology, I want so much more for you than I can articulate. Hopefully, things will have seen some change when you are ready to make this world your own. If that is not the case, here is what I wish for you, for every young woman, and for this industry.”
- What changed in 2012 for women in open tech and culture?: “2012 saw the first stand-alone conferences specifically for women in open technology and culture, AdaCamp Melbourne in January and AdaCamp DC in July.”
- Weregeek » 2013 » February » 04: “Face it, bud. You’re looking at the new face of fandom.”
- What Feminism has to do with Software Freedom: “You can’t claim to be returning control to people when you are ignoring or mistreating over half of them. – not if you want any credibility, anyway.”
- Gender equality eludes groundbreaking scientist | The Globe and Mail: “Veronica Dahl isn’t the sort of person to get worked up over $17. But, back in 1984, when Simon Fraser University refused to reimburse her $17 for one hour of babysitting for her infant son while she gave a lecture at an out-of-town conference, the computer scientist was incensed.”
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