Being a female software engineer

Group therapy for our many shared experiences

When my boss reacts to my claim that the workplace culture alienates women

When my boss reacts to my claim that the workplace culture alienates women

When a blind experiment concludes that science professors are biased against female students

When a blind experiment concludes that science professors are biased against female students

When a guy says he’s offended by the term “brogrammer”

When a guy says he’s offended by the term “brogrammer”

When I find out the gender pay gap actually widened last year

When I find out the gender pay gap actually widened last year

When a study shows that women are penalized for salary negotiations and men are not

When a study shows that women are penalized for salary negotiations and men are not

When I read this article by one of Wired UK’s “100 most influential people in the digital economy”

When I read this article by one of Wired UK’s “100 most influential people in the digital economy”

When an interviewee looks at my male coworker the whole time he’s answering my technical questions

When an interviewee looks at my male coworker the whole time he’s answering my technical questions

When the CEO gives everyone awkward shoulder rubs except the only woman, me

When the CEO gives everyone awkward shoulder rubs except the only woman, me

When I call out bad behavior and no one backs me up

When I call out bad behavior and no one backs me up

When a guy says “but you’re one of the good ones

When a guy says “but you’re one of the good ones”

When I thought we were finally making some progress

When I thought we were finally making some progress

When a male coworker says there are no women in IT while standing right beside me

When a male coworker says there are no women in IT while standing right beside me

When someone says “that’s not ladylike!”

When someone says “that’s not ladylike!”