Women Still Facing Discrimination in Tech Jobs

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Women Still Facing Discrimination in Tech Jobs

By Monica Rozenfeld, originally published on The Institute

As a senior engineer at Second Life in her 30s, Bethanye Blount noticed people frequently would ask male colleagues questions that were in her area of expertise. And at meetings, she was often the one asked to take notes. She also found that male job applicants were dismissive of her, despite knowing she would help determine whether they got the job.

Those are not uncommon experiences for women in tech, according to the cover story in The Atlantic this month. “Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” reports on the discrimination they experience, including being silenced or verbally attacked when expressing their opinions…

To read more, check out the full article on The Institute here.

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