The Politics of 2020 and the Politics of Women of Color

Do women vote as a monolithic group? Hardly and women of color will vote around issues that affect them generally as a community:  Candidates must address specifically and convincingly the ways issues like criminal justice reform, immigration, pay inequality, voting rights, and police violence affect black, Asian, Latina, and Native women, and other groups. But candidates must … Continue reading The Politics of 2020 and the Politics of Women of Color

Gender Parity — pertinent recommendations: yesterday, today and tomorrow

I'm quite stunned that I have not found and read this article much earlier. Shame on me! Well written, good recommendations and from a global perspective. Continue reading and learning  

Coding Trends that will surprise you

This week, the New York Times Magazine included a well written article on gender balance in the computing fields. Written by Clive Thompson, it is a fascinating story (Feb 13, 2019) of the early days of coding.  -- only hardware engineers were highly sought after. Women filled the ranks of writing code -- women who … Continue reading Coding Trends that will surprise you

Loneliness is no laughing matter; it’s a shocking matter

Today, our post looks at loneliness -- in the workplace. I can recall many years ago my feelings of 'not belonging' and feelings of lost in loneliness. I thought I was out on a limb alone -- a classically trained musician transitioned into an industry of computer geeks and engineers. (The old adage: 'follow the … Continue reading Loneliness is no laughing matter; it’s a shocking matter

Where Are All the Female Architects?

The Pipeline Is Not the Problem The tech field is not the only industry where women are unwelcome. This article from the New York Times reveals the difficulty. "The last major survey of the field found that women account for half of graduates from architecture programs in this country, but they make up about 20 … Continue reading Where Are All the Female Architects?