"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 36 on April 25th, 2016
The overwhelming focus on imposter syndrome doesn’t provide a space to process the power dynamics affecting you; you get gaslighted into thinking it’s *you* causing all the problems.
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.
2015 Year in Review on December 14th, 2015
If we reach our numerical goals only to look in the mirror and see all the corruption that already existed, we will have failed.
Issue 30 on November 24th, 2015
The system won’t work if there are no developers. It also won’t work if we fire the sales team or get rid of the marketing staff or can the designers. Tech is an ecosystem, and it’s much healthier when we are working cohesively within that system.
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.