Hey, women in tech, we've had a rough week. I therefore pronounce this #WITBragDay
— bletchley punk (@alicegoldfuss) August 11, 2017
The result is tweet after tweet of pure inspiration from women in the technology industry. I spent some time reading tweets this morning when I woke up and I found myself smiling because these stories are just awesome.
My eyes are on fire from so much screen time! But #WITBragDay is worth the burn. pic.twitter.com/wHFSSpmacc
— Erica Larson: Just Another Over Educated #CatLady (@teaaddict13) August 12, 2017
These women, and others like them, are the perfect response to the odious Damore memo. These stories are also the stories I want both our kids to know, especially our daughter. Heck, these stories inspire me as I learn to code. Here is a selection of some of my favourites:
I’ve created a Twitter Moment for the tweets I love the most. You can find that here too (it may be more complete and up to date):
My favourite #WITBragDay tweets
Image credit: The #WOCinTech collection on Flickr, licensed CC BY 4.0
You can read more about the #WOCinTech project here too: “#WOCinTechChat – Promoting diversity in tech through stock photos”
What do you think?