Currently writing about design. Previously written about technology and customer support. Find me @Smutchings or at www.samhutchings.co.
And last, but not least… You don’t depend on a sponsor, mentor, or any other ally to be taken seriously.
People don’t ask if they can touch your hair.
You feel comfortable with coworkers knowing your religious beliefs.
You’re not financially supporting a parent, grandparent, or sibling.
You haven’t had to change teams or companies because of harassment.
You don’t receive unwanted sexual advances at work.
At events, people don’t mistake you as a member the catering staff.
Your manager maintains eye contact when speaking to you.
You’ve recently received feedback about a technical skill you need to learn.
You feel comfortable actively and effectively contributing to meetings you attend.