Good Read | White Male "Allies" Have Surprisingly Little To Say About Fixing Sexist Tech Culture

by Unknown (Smithsonian Institution) (Flickr: Grace Hopper and UNIVAC) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by Unknown (Smithsonian Institution) (Flickr: Grace Hopper and UNIVAC) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"White Male "Allies" Have Surprisingly Little To Say About Fixing Sexist Tech Culture":

I didn’t have high hopes for the “Male Allies Plenary Panel” at the Grace Hopper Celebration on Wednesday night. But at least I figured the assembled male tech leaders would at least know better than to repeat the same tired "encouragement" that women have heard over and over. Especially considering that most of the 8,000 conference attendees are female, and likely know those lines by heart.
It was even worse than I expected.

Read Selena Larson's full article at ReadWrite here…

Thanks for the tip, Avenger Aidan Morgan!

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