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Workin' 9 to 5 (...and not compromising who you are)

“If we are not speaking out, we are complicit. In that culture, in our culture, women’s experiences are denied, erased and invalidated.”
~ Crystal Beasley… 809 more words


FlatIron out.

So a few days ago I had to set up my environment once again (actually for just the second time after quite a while) and, of course, I screwed up. 348 more words


6 tips on being a women in tech

Some were generic advice you hear again and again: get a mentor. Network.

I would love more tips on “seeking mentorship”. 56 more words

The Nature of Time

Week 6! We slog and slog.

Time for the next assessment and fingers crossed Camper will cross over into Phase 3. It seems there may be a large number of repeaters, but the sheer reality is there is a double cohort is starting next Monday so that may motivate the DBC gods to move this group along.  429 more words

Simple Questions to Ask when being Interviewed

My fiend Johonna (aka Josie) Nutter turned me on to the following blog post written by Katie Thomas at the Hackbright Academy. The titular focus of the article is suggesting questions to ask of people interviewing you in order to determine if the overall culture is more or less female-friendly. 1,660 more words


No matter the job, women don’t want to work in tech

“It’s a pipeline problem.”

That’s what many tech industry executives say when asked why there are so few women working in their field. More women need to… 607 more words


Nerd culture is destroying Silicon Valley

My first girlfriend was someone I met through a MUD, and I had to fly 7,000 miles to see her in person. I read a paper version of the… 1,250 more words