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6 Inspirational Women In Tech

August 18, 2014

Hey, it's a priority of mine to promote the work that good people are doing. A lot of times women don't get the recognition they deserve in the tech industry. In the last  few blog posts I've shared about really good women in tech, we asked folks to suggest women they thought really had their… Read more »

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Why It’s Important to Get Girls Involved in Tech

July 30, 2014

Folks, I've been supporting an effort to get women and girls involved in tech for some time now, with support for orgs like Girls Who Code and Black Girls CODE. I've also done some work with Roya Mahboob and the New Delhi-based Feminist Approach to Technology. And, I've been working with The Women's Building in… Read more »

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Respect for the Federal worker

July 22, 2014

The NextGen Public Service Awards will be awarded soon, and I was asked to do a little video thanking people for their service. Here's the video, couple minutes, maybe indulge me by taking a look: The gist is the Fed workers don't get no respect, and that's way unfair. In the video I extend my… Read more »

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The Philosophies of a Nerd

July 8, 2014

Hey, I recently spoke at Nonprofit 2.0's Unconference in Washington, and it turns out, I really am a nerd. In high school, and this is 50s/60s, I really did grow up wearing a plastic pocket protector, thick black glasses taped together, and I had the requisite social skills to go with that. And even now,… Read more »

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Thanks from the Chief Nerd

June 23, 2014

Hey, everyone, my team and I've been reading everything you've kindly posted in response to my updates and posts. My natural, nerdly, inclination is to respond to all, but that doesn't work, and my focus must be to get good work done. That work is mostly craigslist customer service, public service, and philanthropy. In my… Read more »

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How Do We Stop Online Harassment?

June 20, 2014

Folks, recently I launched a new infographic revealing the rise in online harassment with Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies. Here's some important findings from the poll: Women report being personally harassed much more frequently than men – the gender gap's 57% women to 43% men across all age groups. Sexual harassment's the most common… Read more »

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