Tech Ladies, PyLadies, RLadies, DjangoGirls, BlackGirlsCode, WomenWhoCode, Women in Tech... It has been bugging me lately that there are no active women in tech groups near me. Girls Who Code seems to have a presence here, but the local chapter of Women Who Code has had no activity in almost a year. The closest consistently … Continue reading Cleveland, Where My Ladies At?
As a career changer from the female-dominated education profession to the male-dominated tech sector, I was initially apprehensive about gender perceptions and finding a sense of community in tech. Several women shared their experiences with frequently being talked down to and other socially upsetting work environments, which in their cases were gender-motivated though that is … Continue reading Women Who Code: A Cloud Guru Award