Being a female software engineer

Group therapy for our many shared experiences

When I see “Titstare" presented at TechCrunch Disrupt

When I see “Titstare" presented at TechCrunch Disrupt

When a guy in line at DEFCON tells me “this would be a good place for you to find a husband”

When a guy in line at DEFCON tells me “this would be a good place for you to find a husband”

When I make a mistake and my boss calls me “honey”

When I make a mistake and my boss calls me “honey”

When a female rocket scientist’s obituary talks about her cooking skills

When a female rocket scientist’s obituary talks about her cooking skills

When a recruiter’s form letter says they’re looking for a “go-to guy”

When a recruiter’s form letter says they’re looking for a “go-to guy”

When Kickstarter decides the sexual assault handbook doesn’t count as “threatening, abusive, harassing … obscene, [or] offensive”

When Kickstarter decides the sexual assault handbook doesn’t count as “threatening, abusive, harassing … obscene, [or] offensive”

When I meet other programmers at a bar and one of them tries to order a drink from me

When I meet other programmers at a bar and one of them tries to order a drink from me

When I try and share this Tumblr and realize I know only one other female engineer … and she’s not even in software

When I try and share this Tumblr and realize I know only one other female engineer … and she’s not even in software

When a Dell emcee says “All the great inventions are from men…we can thank women for the rolling pin”

When a Dell emcee says “All the great inventions are from men…we can thank women for the rolling pin”

When last week

When last week