A Woman in Tech’s Open Letter to My “Sexist” Colleagues

2017-10-01T18:42:15-07:00August 16th, 2017|Diversity and Gender|

I love you, I forgive you and I’m grateful for you. I haven’t always felt this way. In the past I felt victimized and angry when you assumed I wasn’t technical, told me I was using my mommy voice when I spoke with authority, nitpicked at my leadership skills rather than focusing on my value

What Happened When I Talked Openly About Sexism in Tech

2017-10-01T18:42:08-07:00August 16th, 2017|Diversity and Gender|

Ok. So a couple weeks ago I did something. I talked openly about MY experience with sexism in tech through my blog post “A Woman in Tech’s Open Letter to My ‘Sexist’ Colleagues”. I did it in the most compassionate and conscious way I could through sharing my personal forgiveness exercise for those who I felt

Truth in Pictures:  What Google Images Tell us About Diversity at Work

2017-10-01T18:41:55-07:00August 16th, 2017|Diversity and Gender|

This article is dedicated to my daughter, Celeste, an amazing film student who deserves to see more women in Google Image searches for “film director”; my mother, Dorothie, who is my image of a professional icon ; and every child — because I want to live in a world where everyone sees their likeness as they search for what they