To explain contributing factors to the lack of women in technology roles.
To empower you to improve diversity in technology workplaces & communities.
“The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.”
“The most dangerous phrase in the language is, "We've always done it this way.”
“I designed the executive program for handling situations when there are too many calls, to keep it operating efficiently without hanging up on itself. Basically it was designed to keep the machine from throwing up its hands and going berserk.”
Fortunately, you can rewrite this book via Feminist Hacker Barbie
“Bright girls believe that their abilities are innate and unchangeable, while bright boys believe that they can develop ability through effort and practice.”https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-science-success/201101/the-trouble-bright-girls
CoderGirl is a LaunchCode Education program that is designed to engage and educate women in the technology community in St. Louis. It is a year-long tech training program consisting of two 6-month cycles: a learning cycle and a project cycle.
SHE++ is a social enterprise that empowers women to make their mark on the technology industry. We believe that when women are equally represented in technology development, we accelerate innovation for those who need it most.
Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development. Through in-person classes and community support, Girl Develop It helps women of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence in their careers and their every day lives.
Girls Who Code programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.
Black Girls Code's vision is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.
Hackbright Academy is the leading software engineering school for women founded in San Francisco in 2012. The academy graduates more female engineers than Stanford and UC Berkeley each year.
Pyladies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.
National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 600 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase women’s participation in computing and technology. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers.
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM.
Almost all of us have a Susan Fowler story
I WANT to hire female developers. Where are they?
Silicon Valley, Season 2, Ep 4 "The Lady"
Internalized sexism is taking in and believing the stereotypes and misinformation that our sexist culture tells us about being female and what it means to be a woman, resulting in e.g. “What do I know…” , “Who am I to speak…” - Janet Thomas (BREAKFREE): THEORY AND THOUGHTS.
This thread by Trey Hunner 😍
"Oh yeah, I almost forgot to tell you, there's a missing step on the unlit staircase with no railings. But it's okay because we all just remember to jump over it."
Some people are like that missing stair.