- (Warning: intersectionality problems.) Feminism is no longer about sexism at all:
It’s fascinating the extent to which women have been shamed out of even claiming a movement to address sexism. We just aren’t allowed to have that. Too strident. Too pushy.
- Reporting Sexual Harassment in SF/F: Jim C. Hines has put together a set of resources for anyone harassed in SF/F fandom who wishes to report it.
- Spelman Students Beat Out Harvard and MIT for Best Mobile App:
Jonecia and Jazmine are living proof that innovation is not the exclusive domain of the white male geek. There are plenty of us black geeks out there too who need a little more support. Congrats to J and J — you deserve the recognition and that new iPad or iPhone.Meet Jonecia and Jazmine at their website Maromi Sai.
- Communication Shutdown for Autism Awareness? No Thanks!: Corina Becker writes about being autistic, and protests against Communication Shutdown in favour of the Autistics Speaking Day on November 1.
- If I May Be So Bold …: AimÃ©e Morrison fights impostor syndrome.
- Finsia Busts Common Myths About Women and Work (PDF media release, paper here):
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia)… today launched a policy exposition paper which debunks the most common myths with regard to the lack of women holding leadership roles in financial services…The paper has some interesting survey results, like the 'perception gap' between men and women when asked if they have observed different treatment of women compared to men in promotional opportunities, in meetings and training/development.
- Australia: Management course to develop leadership skills for women in tech sector:
The WIT Connections Program is a leadership and coaching course developed by and for women in IT, and delivered by women with senior experience in the sector.
- In which I contemplate the ranks of the invisible:
I think we can agree that in the world of popular science, women are largely invisible. I have, of course, heard the usual arguments: there really aren’t any well-known female scientists.
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