Adi, this whole paragraph really hit me, “I struggle on the days when I can’t just introduce myself; when my introductions become explanations of the words I’m using and why they’re so important to me.” It can be so exhausting. I know it’s important to explain, answer questions, but some days it’s hard to find that energy.
Keep up the good work and thank you for your words.
cw: white (sexual) imperialism
Earlier this year, I submitted three talks to Droidcon NYC because what’s the worst that can happen, right? The worst case scenario was that no talk would get accepted and I was getting quite used to…
You have probably heard about the manifesto a Googler (not someone senior) published internally about, essentially, how women and men are intrinsically different and we should stop trying to make it possible for women to be engineers, it’s just not worth it.