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Sexism at Uber from female management #UberStory
My last days at Uber in San Francisco were filled with disrespect, condescending managers, and sexism.
3 tech trailblazers who narrowed the gender gap
Building a diverse team? Start by asking questions of your own company
If you’re looking to build a more diverse team, don’t leave it up to potential hires to determine if you’re serious about inclusivity.
To Uber: Many in Tech Have Gotten Harassment Against Women in the Workplace Right for Decades
I am a huge fan of the New York Times, but today’s article, “Uber Case Could Be A Watershed for Women in Tech,” really pissed me off.
“Computer isn’t just for Boys ” 😉
Or why women who code matters to me!
A clear way wise companies can avoid Uber’s big mistake
Something called an ombuds could have connected the dots at Uber
Tech: It’s Time To Grow Up About HR
With Susan Fowler’s recent outing of Uber’s toxic culture, the topic of Human Resources in tech seems to be on everyone’s mind. Fowler…
You want to invest in women? Really?
You know the stats: women led companies deliver better returns. Fortune 500 companies with women on their boards perform significantly…
Male Self Driving Car Engineers!! Now’s your chance!
The engineering culture at Uber is sexist. This is a culture issue, not a women’s issue. It is something women can’t change. The men have…
The Right Words for the Job: How Gendered Language Affects the Workplace
Working in tech for the past 15 years, I have been steeped in the language of an industry where men outnumber women by a significant margin…
I am an Uber survivor.
When I read Susan Fowler’s story, my blood boiled. I am not able to sleep. My friends kept sending me updates on the story and insisting on…
The Inclusive Champion
Diversity is a recruiting statistic. Inclusion makes people stay.
How to ask for a raise without peeing your pants…or crying
Well, the crying part I can’t fully guarantee, but you may be able to make it through most of the conversation without a sob and hold the…
15 Years: From Hacker to Developer
I’ve always considered myself as a bit of a non-conformist. I hit my peak around 8th grade when I wore black band tees and converse (but…
Hello, Potential Sponsor
An open letter from a current 23 Code Street Student
23 Code Street
How to avoid the horror stories of being a woman in tech sales
The best salespeople are aggressively persistent, fierce, confident, and possess an inhuman tolerance for rejection. Right?
Kelly Del Curto
Bad Bosses: It’s not me, it’s you
This post was written by guest author Rebecca Norlander, CEO at Samepage Health.
Gail Borod Giacobbe
I’ve Given Birth
But I only got 54 likes, 3 hearts, 6 comments on Facebook plus one physical high five. Most of my social network average around 400–500…
HackHERstory: Imposter Syndrome
You belong here and you can contribute great things, always remember that.
Here’s Why Three Craters on Venus are Named After Three Indian Women
The Inspiring Story of Three Pioneering Indian Women
Unconscious Bias, What’s the Solution?
In the last few years, there’s been a lot of discussion around diversity and women in tech. Tracy started it with her demand for companies…
Numbers — Why Women are Leaving Tech
Before you read too far, I am going to warn you that I do not have any answers. Unfortunately, I’m not a savant who can come up with a…
Failed Backups and Good Decisions
We all dreaded it but hoped childishly that it wouldn’t happen to us: every network administrators’ worst nightmare — failed backups and…
I’m Not a Woman Engineer, I’m an Engineer
My Journey from a mechanic to AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Harvey Mudd is proving there are no more excuses for the lack of women in technology
Harvey Mudd has cracked the code on how to increase women in computer science. According to the LA Times, “more than half — 55% — of the…