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Close-up of the red asphalt of a race track.
Issue 43 by Nikki Brown on November 15th, 2016
There’s plenty of evidence that the competitive, “best in show” approach used in interviewing extends into the core of tech culture itself.
Photo of Sherrell Dorsey.
Issue 38 by The Editor & Sherrell Dorsey on June 20th, 2016
"ThePLUG was birthed out of the idea that creativity and the world of tech are nuanced industries with diverse people that are too often left out of mainstream media."
Two women from the #WOCinTech photoshoot standing in front of a whiteboard, arms crossed and smiling at the camera.
Issue 35 by Stephanie Morillo & Christina Morillo on March 29th, 2016
How to find sponsorship and bring your vision to life!
Two people working together to make something on a pottery wheel.
Issue 34 by Terri Burns on March 15th, 2016
While side projects can be a great indicator of personality, ability, and work-ethic, they should not have as much ability to make or break someone’s career.
Small cartoon of a little bird.
Issue 21 by Stephanie Morillo on May 21st, 2015
Social justice activism is one of the most empowering ways to create change in our industry.
International access symbol on a brick wall.
Issue 21 by Lacey Williams Henschel on May 20th, 2015
Wide accessibility must become a part of everything we do in the tech industry, and our events are a critical part of that mission.
Shiny red apple on wood table.
Issue 20 by Kat Li on April 27th, 2015
At the end of the day, there’s no way to sugarcoat this: you will encounter difficulty, you will experience discrimination and harassment both in the workplace and in the larger community. Leaning in doesn’t solve everything, and leaving isn’t always the right choice for you.
Open notebook with a pen lying on the binding.
Hiring by The Editor on November 20th, 2014
Addressing hiring holistically.
Logos for the Black Weblog Awards, 2005-2011.
Events by Maurice Cherry on October 27th, 2014
The Black Weblog Awards looked like a big success. But harassment, a lack of funding, “allies”, and lukewarm community support made it a constant struggle to keep going.
Bell, the author, posing with Soledad O'Brien.
Lean Out by Tiffani Bell on February 24th, 2014
My Startup, Advice for Bootstrapping Your Company, And Why VC Isn’t Always The Right Choice