conferences · women

perhaps the women have something better on…?

I’ve been busy at BarCamp London the last few days and managed to miss out on the hubbub around the lack of women speakers at Office 2.0. As you’d expect, women were significantly under-represented at BarCamp. On the upside, the girls that were there seemed were mighty smart and interesting, and they all got up… Continue reading perhaps the women have something better on…?

conferences · innovation & new stuff · UCD process · women

innovation – give it ten years (girly geeks london)

So, I went to the Girl Geeks Dinner in London last evening. It was an interesting night. The first thing you need to know if you’re thinking of going, is that it’s not a dinner. It’s drinks and a talk. But it’s still good. I went there knowing absolutely no one, and ended up meeting… Continue reading innovation – give it ten years (girly geeks london)

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gender differences in usability professional salaries

have you seen the UPA 2005 Salary Survey? [warning – PDF]. Paul Sherman, who authored the report made a note in his summary that ‘The average salary for males was $82,882; for females, $74,316’. I’m not even sure if I’m surprised or disappointed. Any thoughts? (via WebWord) ALSO: via Lela: Google in need of the… Continue reading gender differences in usability professional salaries

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chicks & conferences downunder – the conversation continues

So, Ben Barren revved up the Downunder Conference conversation again this weekend. More conversation ensues at the Women of 2.0 post earlier on this site. We’re talking about unconferences (what are they?), should a chick blogging conference be included as a stream in a larger Downunder Web Conference? (If so, which one). And, is Ben… Continue reading chicks & conferences downunder – the conversation continues