Where Are the Women?

Posted by caitlyn on Apr 10, 2013 8:42 AM EDT
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If you’ve been to your local hacker/makerspace and there weren’t many women, did you stop and wonder about that? I hope so, but unfortunately a common reaction is to think, “I guess women just aren’t into building stuff.” As one of the few women directors of a U.S. makerspace, I know that this just isn’t true. In this and future posts I’d like to share my perspective on the problem, and what I think can be done about it.

At The Hacktory in Philadelphia, Pa., getting more women involved in our organization and creating a welcoming environment for everyone has become one of our defining strengths.

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OK, this was actually interesting BernardSwiss 2 548 Apr 12, 2013 1:57 PM

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