How Do We Find, Hire, and Retain Women Developers?

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By Sonia Lyris (Member, DevChix) Calling all women developers for your opinions, experiences, advice, musings, rants, anecdotes or anything else you want to tell the companies who hire women developers about how they can do this more effectively.

Please send your writings and include explicit permission for me to use your work in the final article. Write as much as you like, but remember that brevity is the soul of wit and the cat's whiskers. :)

Time frame: Accepting emails, articles, posts, etc. until the end of June 2011.

For guidelines, questions or to submit written works, write to dev.women.voices@gmail.com About the guest blogger: Sonia Lyris has cofounded three Internet startups, where she held a range of positions including software developer, Editor-in-Chief, HR director and CEO. She was the sole developer for a crowdsourcing web application that analyzed United States NPOs. Her passion for social change and women's entrepreneurship led her to Grameen Foundation, where she helped launch their MIS website. Sonia lives in Seattle, keeps a website at www.lyris.org and is a proud member of DevChix.