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Founders of WOC in Tech Chat, working together on a laptop.
Issue 42 by Carol Benovic on October 17th, 2016
Support their initiatives, spread the word, and create positive change for someone, too.
Bright green whistle.
Issue 40 by Donyae Coles on August 17th, 2016
Handling of online abuse often leads to *further* oppression of marginalized voices.
Sea-green Adderall pills on the interior of the plastic pill jar.
Issue 40 by Anonymous Author on August 15th, 2016
Many tech workers with ADHD don’t fit the stereotypes.
Rows and rows of empty chairs.
Issue 36 by Heather O’Neill on April 27th, 2016
Attempts to get -- and keep -- more women in tech put the onus solely on women themselves… at tremendous time and cost.
Clock face, slightly burned as if it's been in a fire.
Issue 34 by Eira A. Ekre on March 16th, 2016
We have continuously talked about how harmful crunch is. But game studios haven't changed their ways.
Photo of brightly-colored marbles, suspended in air over a field.
Issue 32 by Dr. Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble on February 4th, 2016
Two ideas conspire to drive underrepresented groups from the field: the belief that innate ability and brilliance are required to succeed; and the belief that certain groups of people do not have that innate brilliance.
Arches of neon lights stretching across an outdoor field, like an animate graph.
Issue 32 by Katie McLaughlin on February 1st, 2016
Giving people the recognition and respect they deserve is the start of helping evolve open source software into a more sustainable ecosystem.