Re: Thinking about organizing a special women-oriented event
this is my first post here, I have been a passive reader for quite a
while though (i'm not a developer, only a user).
I find womens only tech events interesting and enriching. But I thought
the idea of organizing a tech meeting with only female speakers (but
mixed public) without making a big fuzz about that fact very very
It could be an experiment worth trying. Like trying out how it can be
when women in free software development are not an exception any more.
About feeling excluded, here http://www.genderchangers.org/faq.html is
an answer to the question "why women only" I really like and that may
help Jordi and others to understand.
"why women only?
Imagine you are alone and travelling in a country where you don't know
the language and cultural intricacies. Do you remember how it felt when
you bumped into someone just like yourself?
One of our goals is to get more women involved in technology. The issue
here is inclusion not exculsion."