“I think that in tech in particular we tend to fall in love with the idea of the magic bullet,” she says. “You see this in engineering organizations all the time because they always move to the new hotness, to whatever the new tech is. Everybody moves to Node, or to Meteor, or to Go. And sometimes those things are better, but often it’s just because they’re looking for the magic bullet. I think for Project Include, the opportunity is to continue our research and continue bringing CEOs together who are focused on trying to make their companies better, and also by extension the rest of the ecosystem better.”
…women that I was working with and being a little bit surprised. That was kind of weird,” she says. “It made me realize how much I hadn’t been doing it. I guess I wanted better for them than I had ever really wanted for myself… but once I saw it, I couldn’t unsee it.”
Because, I’m not here to discuss Greathouse. To be frank, I’m tired of talking about white men who don’t know what they’re talking about. I’m tired of them getting attention that they don’t deserve. I’m tired of centering their narrative — especially in cases where it is built on the suffering of marginalized groups.