Let’s see how much you really know…
Here’s a quiz I made for us to really get a hold on things. Also, there is a fascinating video as well as readings and sources below the quiz.[mlw_quizmaster quiz=1]
Things are improving for women thanks to our mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers that really worked hard to ensure the many new opportunities women have today. Think about it; women were only allowed to vote less than one hundred years ago in the US.
That’s quite a bit of progress made within less than a century of time. However, there is still so much to be done for our grandkids…
Emma Watson’s Eloquent & Elegant Speech at the HeforShe Campaign, UN. Official UN Video.
Suggested Further Readings:
Why women are leaving the tech industry in droves. December 2014. “Women make up a tiny fraction, roughly 15%, of people working in technical roles in the tech industry” (Wes Bausmith / Los Angeles Times).
Are you Raising Respectful Boys? Syndicated by BlogHer. December 2014.
Violence Against Women Information. Amnesty International. “Violence against women is rooted in a global culture of discrimination which denies women equal rights with men and which legitimizes the appropriation of women’s bodies for individual gratification or political ends.”
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]
“Make information beautiful” is my favorite infographic design tool’s slogan. Piktochart’s phrase really conveys the core purpose of the infographic. In addition to summarizing information beautifully, the infographic is a place to insert subtle but important messages about the writing process. Small but highly supportive messages can be integrated throughout the informative image. Similar to […]