Every now and then I see someone who has the best of intentions but who promotes job opportunities that will send most potential female candidates running for the hills. It’s easy to do, especially if you’re passionate about the job and your team. And especially if your company is a bit blokey. (That is, you’ve… Continue reading Words matter. Thinking about how you talk about jobs if you want more women to apply.
I had the privilege of attending the UX London conference earlier in the month. I was accompanied by my then 5 week old baby. I’ve not taken a baby so young to a conference before, and you don’t tend to see many of them at conferences. Â I thought you might be interested in what the… Continue reading how to take your baby to a design conference
Earlier this week I participated in a panel to discuss the perennial question of ‘why aren’t more women involved in tech and what can we do about it’. It’s always a treacherous discussion to get involved in and if you think you know how it would have played out, you’re probably right, except you probably… Continue reading Practical Solutions for the (lack of) Women in Tech issue
With apparently thousands of others, I recently made the following pledge: “I will publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology whom I admire but only if 1,000 other people will do the same.” I’d like to open with a hat-tip to Suw Charman-Anderson for actually doing something about the… Continue reading Ada Lovelace Day – Rachel Dixon