#GAReads | Twitter announces all-women speaker lineup at major tech event

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"Twitter announces all-women speaker lineup at major tech event":

A group called GenderAvenger, which seeks to highlight public forums and events where women are underrepresented, called attention to the keynote speakers on November 29. 

"For a show marketed as 'the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies,' it sure seems like 'for all' really means 'for all men,'" said a post on GenderAvenger's site. 

The lack of female speakers drew criticism from some high-profile industry executives. JPMorgan Chase (JPM) chief marketing officer Kristin Lemkau put together a list of 21 suggestions "in less time than it took to drink coffee."

Read Heather Kelly's full article at CNN Tech here…