As a woman in tech, I realised: ‘These are not my people’

A Google worker’s memo that said women aren’t into engineering echoed my own conclusion, writes ex-IT consultant Megan McArdle

13th August, 2017
As a woman in tech, I realised: ‘These are not my people’
The tech sector has developed a reputation as being a cold place for women Pic: Getty

Have you heard about the Google memo? Have you heard nothing but “Google memo” all week? James Damore, an engineer at Google, wrote a memo suggesting that maybe there weren’t so many women at Google because women are less interested in sitting around and staring at code all day. The internet erupted. James Damore is no longer working at Google.

As a woman working in the brotastic atmosphere of IT, I...

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