- Girls Who Code, 2013 Summer Immersion Program — apply now: 2013 Summer Immersion Program Locations: New York City; Detroit, MI; San Jose, CA; Davis, CA; San Francisco, CA
- Upcoming first meeting of the Empowermentors Collective: intersectionally marginalized POC in free software & free culture! | The Silent Number: First meeting (via IRC) of the Empowermentors Collective – Sunday, March 24th at 12:00 pm eastern time. “The Empowermentors Collective is a skillshare, activism, and discussion network for intersectionally marginalized people of color (for example people of color with disabilities, trans* people of color, queer people of color, and women of color) within the free culture and free software movement.”
- DeTora Clinches Pro Tour T8 | GatheringMagic: “Congratulations are in order for Melissa DeTora, who just made Magic history as the first woman to Top 8 a Pro Tour.”
- Hello Kitty in Space Won Science Fair | The Mary Sue: Also, see the video if you haven’t yet.
- If you’re ready for a build server so pretty you could take it to the prom, you’re ready for @Atlassian Bamboo.: Sexist tweet by Atlassian
- Duke University Is Training Feminist Bloggers | The Frisky: “Duke Women’s Center has created a program during the spring semester called Write(H)ers, which will train 23 students on how to be feminist bloggers.”
- Popular science blog is run by a woman – to the surprise of some on Facebook | The Guardian: “Administrator for Science is Awesome posts a link to promote her Twitter profile and is met immediately by sexist comments”
- Female Characters in Gears of War | The Mary Sue: “Perna says some puzzling things about gender presentation in character design, acknowledges that he’s proud of the playable female characters of the Gears of War franchise and that he knows that a lot of women fans of the series find those characters to be empowering, and then turns right around and shores up the self-fullfilling prophecy that games with female lead characters don’t sell.”
- I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Women In Charge? Talk About a Mystery in Space! | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources: “Today, based on a suggestion from my pal Kristen, we take a look at a bizarre little tale from over 60 years ago in Mystery in Space #8 by John Broome, Bob Oksner and Bernard Sachs, where we see a world where women are in charge and a brave man willing to try to change that! The ending of this tale needs to be seen to be believed!”
- More about be(com)ing a woman in STEM – Web Librarian: A fabulous memoir.
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