WOC + Technology
How is underrepresentation fueling a lack of relationship between women of color and technology?
Homework Assignment on Google Classroom
List three reasons why you think there is an underrepresentation of women of color in the technology field? (Hint: think of the intersectionality between sexism and racism)
Read these three short articles and on Google Documents demonstrate active engagement with one of the texts by sharing a comment directly onto the document.
- Minorities, Women Still Underrepresented in STEM Fields, Study Finds || https://docs.google.com/document/d/10ESCJmils09SPQXsgovVRVqX42oyX49MqOLwFkoCeKQ
- Obstacles facing women of color in tech are steep, and surmountable|| https://docs.google.com/document/d/10L3hhFW7PGdQ460g6GtSdmNJs0tP9nf-NjFa9v8VPy4
- Diversity Data Shows Need to Focus on Women of Color || https://docs.google.com/document/d/10_8ODmwQW6oVZLCBxncYIQgZ3pe2KTEX0qHCjbJ8G3A
Share a critical reaction to the guiding question, How is underrepresentation fueling a lack of relationship between women of color and technology?
Share a one to two sentence reaction to any of the initiatives described in these articles and make sure to include the impact you think these initiatives are having.
Tech company efforts to diversify by hiring more women are falling short in a key way: Leaving out women of color. "You…www.techrepublic.com