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Large sports stadium with a floor absolutely packed with hackers at tables.
2016 Year in Review by Gloria Lin on December 15th, 2016
This is a feminist issue considering hackathon practices prevent the growth of a diverse, critical tech sphere.
A woman of color alone in a dark room, laptop screen illuminating her face.
Issue 39 by Tonya Edmonds on July 26th, 2016
Why is it that so many of us in underrepresented groups fail to create connections with one another, when we are just a few feet away from each other?
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.
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Issue 34 by Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré on March 15th, 2016
We need more education about what OCD is, and what it is not: a punchline.
Dozens of blue tickets.
Issue 34 by Veve Jaffa on March 14th, 2016
As the majority of marginalized developers risk financial stability to attend industry events, our primary goal, too, goes ignored: building the resources and capital to finance our work.
An out-of-focus figure, standing by the window gazing outside.
Issue 33 by Justine Arreche on February 25th, 2016
There is not one single thing that makes it a good place for people with eating disorders to exist or recover.
Photo of Anthony wearing a Phat Startup t-shirt and a hat, arms crossed.
Issue 33 by The Editor & Anthony Frasier on February 24th, 2016
"There’s always a lot of things when it comes to Black people in America, where it can make a young person feel like, why even try? It can create so many mental barriers for a young person. So if I can do my part in trying to break those down before they even build up, I’m gonna do that."
A door with a handle reading "Push."
2015 Year in Review by Coraline Ada Ehmke on December 16th, 2015
Although we can rightly celebrate the progress that we have made thus far, we must also recognize just how far we still have to go in making this phase in our cultural evolution a success.
Panelists sit at a long table.
Issue 30 by Alice Wong on November 25th, 2015
In the current discussion on diversity and STEM, as with so many diversity initiatives, disability is usually excluded or thought of purely in terms of accessibility or accommodations.
Two women collaborating on a computer.
Issue 30 by Sharon Steed 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.