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Gender in Technology

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GENDER IN TECHNOLOGY

 

A Conversation to Discuss the Following:

 

 

  • Why are there such major gender disparities at tech conferences?
  • Why is it that readership of gadget blogs skews 70/30 male/female?
  • Is the skew perpetuated by the tech community (e.g. all male speakers at FOWA 2006), or are larger cultural issues (e.g. stigma associated with female geeks) responsible?
  • Is this a problem? If so, what steps can we take to alleviate it?

 

Outstanding Questions:

 

  • Should we have a panel of "experts" or just discussion?

 

Resources:

 

 

Proposed Dates:

Indicate Interest by adding your name to the date

 

Sept 7 (Carla)(Jason)

Sept 26 (Carla)

Sept 27 (Carla)

 

Location:

 

TBD

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