Etsy CTO Kellan Elliott-McCrea: “There’s a decent chance, based on their experience in industry, that your workplace is going to suck” for women, making it hard to recruit women and increase diversity.
By Joan C. Williams (Author, The New Girls’ Network) & Katherine Ullman (Program Associate, Center for WorkLife Law)
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for women in STEM.
Most shockingly, Adria Richards, former developer evangelist at SendGrid, was fired after she publicly reported two men (one of whom was also fired) for making lewd jokes in earshot at a PyCon Conference. Richards has since received nasty messages for speaking out – including some that threatened her safety – in what is now referred to across the web as “Donglegate”