Today Twitter announced Marjorie Scardino as their newest board member, what they didn't tweet was that she is their first female board member.
It's only been a few days since the controversial firing of developer evangelist Adria Richards, who was let go from SendGrid after drawing the Internet's attention to a bunch of fratty programmers cracking wise about "dongles" and "forking" during a speech about making the tech community more welcome to women.…
There is the sexism of a "potential backer" inviting you to go yachting by sending a naked photo of himself on the boat, or being mistaken for a secretary. And then there is the "women don't raise their hands" conundrum.
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