- Companies Drain Women’s Ambition After Only 2 Years | HBR (May 18): “But more experienced workers answered very differently. … Women’s sense that their supervisors supported than career goals was 20 points lower; men’s was just 3 points lower.What’s not happening are discussions of goals, career strategies, job satisfaction, overall trajectory and—especially—the simple giving of real encouragement, all in a business culture that rarely celebrates women’s role models.”
- Father Recreates Famous Photos with His Daughter | Flickr Blog (May 21): “The Black Heroines Project began as a way to help Lily learn about African-American women whose strength and courage have made a difference in the world. “When people talk about black history, there is a list of names they rattle off. But we wanted to cover women that were not normally at the tip of people’s tongues,” Marc explains.”
- The video-game industry has a dress code – driven by a lack of diversity | Technology | The Guardian (May 18): “I wasn’t expecting a young, vibrant creative world to have a uniform. But there is an insidious pressure to fit in, and it involves plaid and denim”
- How Facebook Exposes Domestic Violence Survivors | The Daily Beast (May 20): “Lily hid from her ex for more than 20 years, but he found her because Facebook forces even women who need anonymity to use their real names.” [Content warning: rape, domestic violence, online abuse]
- Getting Started In Tech’s Social Justice Movement by Stephanie Morillo | Model View Culture (May 21): “Social justice activism is one of the most empowering ways to create change in our industry.”
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