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“With all love and respect to our sisters in product management, marketing, sales, finance, HR, and G&A, 50 years of Silicon Valley history strongly suggest that technology companies will ever continue to be founded by entrepreneurs from engineering backgrounds; and if women never become engineers in sufficient numbers, they will disproportionately fail to experience the upper end of the range of Silicon Valley outcomes. ”
Renkoo co-founder and CTO Joyce Park, writing at VentureBeat on how “everyone in professional or Open Source software development has worked with countless male colleagues who are essentially self-taught, lacking all or most formal training in computer science, and in not a few cases bereft of any post-secondary degree whatsoever,”–and yet so few women fit the bill.

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  1. Susan Kitchens says:

    Thanks for the pointer. Great discussion thread following that post.

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