Sample size matters.
By Tess Rinearson (Sophomore, Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science)
“This Marine Infantry Course Proved Too Much For Its First Two Women Applicants.”
“Female Lieutenants Flunk Marine Corps’ Fierce Infantry Training.”
“Second Female Marine Fails Grueling Infantry Officer Course.”
Software engineer Tracy Chou answers the Quora question “What are some particularly female engineer-friendly companies to work for in San Francisco?”
By Tracy Chou (Software Engineer, Pinterest)
It’s the first place, in school or professionally, that I’ve not been aware or made aware of my gender, ever, in any situation. I don’t feel like a female engineer.
I’m just an engineer, and I’m expected and empowered to do great work like every other engineer on the team.