Suggestions for a more woman-friendly community

Found via Greg Wilson: DevChixs’ GloriaJW has a great article on gender barriers in tech communities. And as Greg also points out, the article’s comments add interesting angles to the post.

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I'm currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the SEGAL and CHISEL labs in the Department of Computer Science of the University of Victoria.
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2 Responses to Suggestions for a more woman-friendly community

  1. Neil says:

    A mutual friend tells me there are 13 women out of 220+ students in 3rd and 4th year Computer Science at UofT. Yikes.

  2. Jorge says:

    Oh wow.

    I’ve heard of some initiatives to increase the number of women at CS in U of T. There was one event recently, GR8 Designs for GR8 Girls, for grade 8 girls. Hope it helps buck the trend.

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