Tagged with “women” (17)

  1. Revisionist History 01 - The Lady Vanishes

    In the late 19th century, a painting by a virtually unknown artist took England by storm: The Roll Call. But after that brilliant first effort, the artist all but disappeared. Why?

    The Lady Vanishes explores the world of art and politics to examines the strange phenomenon of the “token”—the outsider whose success serves not to alleviate discrimination but perpetuate it. If a country elects a female president, does that mean the door is now open for all women to follow? Or does that simply give the status quo the justification to close the door again?

    http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/01-the-lady-vanishes/

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  2. Women Are Over-Mentored (But Under-Sponsored)

    Herminia Ibarra, professor of organizational behavior at INSEAD and coauthor of the HBR article “Why Men Still Get More Promotions Than Women.”

    https://hbr.org/2010/08/women-are-over-mentored-but-un/

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  3. BBC Radio 4 - BBC Inside Science, Women Scientists on Sexism in Science

    Inside Science this week is devoted to the subject of sexism in science, following the comments from Tim Hunt about women in laboratories.

    Adam Rutherford is joined by five female researchers at differing stages of their scientific career to explore whether the culture of science - from school, through university and into the lab - is rigged against women getting grants, staying in the world of research and getting promotion. Do the pressures on scientists to publish many papers militate against women getting to the top of the profession? is there unconscious bias against women making it in science?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05y11vz

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  4. Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding : Planet Money : NPR

    A lot of computing pioneers, the ones who programmed the first digital computers, were women. For decades, the number of women in computer science was growing. But in 1984, something changed.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/10/17/356944145/episode-576-when-women-stopped-coding

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  5. Ladies In Tech with Jenn Lukas

    Jenn Lukas drops by to talk about her initiative, Ladies in Tech. We discuss her first speaking experiences, what prompted her to begin Ladies in Tech, gender disparity in our industry and what we think could be done about it. We also discuss her addiction to Tumblr, how to decide the best CMS for a project, and latest updates from CMSes we’re following!

    http://ctrlclickcast.com/episodes/ladies-in-tech

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  6. Yesenia Perez-Cruz Asks Her Past Self for Feedback | Ladies in Tech

    Let’s talk public speaking in a foreign country on this episode of the Ladies in Tech podcast!

    Designer, Yesenia Perez-Cruz, joins us after her recent trip to Brazil, where she explains some of the adjustments she made for speaking to an international audience. We’ll also talk about prepping for your conference talk and how to know if your idea for a talk is a good one.

    Yesenia is senior designer at Happy Cog in Philadelphia, where she creates beautiful, functional design systems for clients like MTV, Zappos, and Iron Chef Jose Garces. She teaches for GirlDevelopit, and has spoken at conferences like Artifact, Blend, and SXSW.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-yesenia-perez-cruz/

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  7. Jonathan Snook Turns Writing into Speaking | Ladies in Tech

    Jonathan Snook joins us and talks about SMACSS, writing, workshops and more! Listen to hear about how Jonathan took an idea and expanded that idea into a book and series of workshops. Also find out his take on how to keep material fresh and interesting when you repeat information for different groups of people. To round things out, we’ll also ask Jonathan to tell us about when things at a conference went way unexpected and how he came out of that unscathed.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-jonathan-snook/

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  8. Stacey Mulcahy Takes us Behind the Scenes at Workshops | Ladies in Tech

    Ever wonder what it’s like to run a workshop? Speaking all day comes with a new set of rewards and challenges, find out more about those as Stacey Mulcahy joins us on the podcast. We’ll talk about how public speaking differs between all day workshops versus an hour-long talk. We’ll also talk about what makes a workshop successful, how to plan one, and how to come up with topics to speak about.

    Stacey Mulcahy is a Microsoft Technology Evangelist for Windows 8. She’s also really into physical computing – working with the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBoard and the Arduino.

    Stacey has spoken at over 45 events on a variety of topics that range from technical to workflow and process. Stacey has spoken at conferences like FITC in Toronto, Vancouver and Amsterdam, Reasons to be Creative, and Halifax Pop Explosion.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-stacey-mulcahy/

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  9. Jenn Downs is Still Standing Up | Ladies in Tech

    This week we welcome freelance UX consultant, Jenn Downs to the show. Jenn shares what she’s learned since her first talk and how she got started speaking. (She even wrote an article about it, too.) She tells us how important it is to watch yourself on video even if it sounds like the hardest thing ever, and how she got over her fear of public speaking to get up on stage.

    About Jenn

    For the past 6 years, Jenn Downs swung her way through the jungle at MailChimp from support to tech writing to UX Design Research. But in January of 2014 she was bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and left MailChimp to start a family business. She is now the Business/Tech Manager for Carpenter Koby Downs in Atlanta. Never one to only do one thing at a time, Jenn is also a freelance UX and email marketing consultant and a mentor for Code for America. Outside of being web nerd, Jenn is also a songwriter and plays bass and guitar in a few bands in Atlanta.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-jenn-downs/

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  10. Jason Santa Maria Opens a Typography Hotline | Ladies in Tech

    Jason Santa Maria shares with us some insight to how he approaches public speaking and shares some interesting thoughts on how he uses speaker notes.

    http://ladiesintech.com/podcast-jason-santa-maria/

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