- Petition to Put Ada Lovelace on the £10 Note: “[O]ther than the Queen, there will be no women featuring on our English bank notes… We would like to propose Ada Lovelace – Founder of Scientific Computing – as the new face for the £10 note. A true champion of women in science and technology.”
- Do geek stereotypes keep women out of computer science? “This study definitely provides another good reason to be annoyed at the geek stereotypes in mass media, because they’re keeping away smart, talented people away from technical fields.”
- Why we are not showing Gone Home at PAX | The Fullbright Company: “We believe that people’s opinions and actions on social issues and business ethics are important. We believe that agreeing to pay the organizers of PAX over $1,000 for booth space, and to present our game on their showfloor for four days, provides explicit support for and tacit approval of their publicly demonstrated positions on these subjects.”
- An interview with Jim Sterling about sexism in game culture | Gaming As Women: “I don’t think it was any one thing that changed my mind, though I would strongly credit the work of writers such as yourself for putting under the microscope that which I was unwilling.”
- Running with wolves: impostor syndrome and sexism in science: “There is no doubt in my mind that the structure of the field needs to change. It is not just about encouraging women into research but facilitating our staying. That means addressing the gender gap and other concerns that we have as a community.”
- Kicking impostor syndrome in the head: lessons from AdaCamp DC and SF | The Ada Initiative: Talks and exercises about impostor syndrome.
- Thank you, allies: “Last week I arrived at Open Source Bridge to find the floor marked out with blue painters’ tape “travel lanes”. It was a shock. Someone had thought about it. Someone had been at AdaCamp, or at WisCon, or had done some research, and put a useful accessibility tool in place. I didn’t have to ask for it, it was just there. A surge of feeling welcome came over me, as it did at AdaCamp.”
- Don’t be a Jerk: Responding to Ally Criticism: “Kronda proposed drilling a mantra into your head for when you’re accused of being biased: Stop. Listen. Apologize.”
- Invited Speakers, Role Models and Women | Inside Science – The Royal Society’s magazine: “This paper exemplifies, albeit in a very different situation, why having women visible on [science] conference platforms matters.”
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