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Wikimedia Diversity Conference 2017: Outcomes, next steps and how to join the conversation

Over the first weekend of November, 80 Wikimedians from 43 countries, and speaking close to 30 languages, gathered in Stockholm for the Wikimedia Diversity Conference… 542 more words

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Gender discrimination in computer science

Computer science is a STEM discipline, so it comes with a stereotype: it’s more of a boy thing. While the gender gaps in other fields have shrunk over the years, the gap in computer science has not. 151 more words

Computer Science

South Africa's economic gender gap and wage inequality further perpetuate violence against women

South Africa’s gender gap regarding economic opportunity and participation is growing, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Earlier this month the WEF released its Global Gender Gap report for 2017, which found that the gender gap widened globally for the first time in a decade. 418 more words

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Return of the Dirt Girls: Fostering Teamwork and Inclusion in the Garden

A little over a year ago, I established an after school club that I dubbed “Dirt Girls.” The decision to limit participation only to girls was initially motivated by the relative inequity in STEM fields. 520 more words

Mom Love

Somehow tonight I got to thinking about all my patients who are moms.  I am filled with love and admiration, and compassion for all of them.  813 more words

Hello World

Hi! If you’re wondering what this is, it’s a placeholder where a blog post would normally be located. This website is a “rough draft” and a bit of a placeholder in itself. 132 more words