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Is this what it’s like for women at every conference?

Experiencing Grace Hopper as an interloper

Jamie Talbot
Oct 9, 2013 · 4 min read

Departure Lounges Full


Bathrooms Full


Conference Halls Full

“I‘d like to hire more women, but my wife’s worried
that I’ll sleep with them… And I might.”

“Sheryl’s not like other women. She’s competent.”

“Are you sure you should be working?”


Networks Full


Binders Full

Thanks to Tess Rinearson, katie zhu, charlotte druckman, and Jean Hsu.

Jamie Talbot

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Ex-gaijin, kangaroo-loving software simian from Merrie England, building @Pinian. Formerly @Medium and @StumbleUpon.