There’s plenty of evidence that the competitive, “best in show” approach used in interviewing extends into the core of tech culture itself.
Issue 38 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."
Issue 35 on March 29th, 2016
How to find sponsorship and bring your vision to life!
Issue 34 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.
Issue 21 on May 21st, 2015
Social justice activism is one of the most empowering ways to create change in our industry.
Issue 21 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.
Issue 20 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.
Events 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.
Lean Out on February 24th, 2014
My Startup, Advice for Bootstrapping Your Company, And Why VC Isn’t Always The Right Choice