Tag: women in tech

Eco-licious

This week – lots of shit hitting the fan, lots to call out, and of course, some music to slink around to at the end… “Be on guard for unnecessarily-gendered terms (hysterical, shrill, “man up”, “grow a pair”, ballsy). Notice how those examples are all predicated on the assumption that acting like a man is inherently good, and acting like a woman is…

Eco-licious

Well we got some gorgeous wonderful awesome cooler temps last week including about a 1/2″ of much-needed rain but then the heat wave came back. 103 yesterday with the same expected today. The (Energy Star) window A/C in our bedroom running at night almost doubled our electricity bill last month from $40 to $70 but I’m rationalizing this by considering…

Workin’ 9 to 5 (and advancing your career in tech)

Ok this week is more of an advertisement for a cool event that I’m attending and speaking at, but for those of you in or near Portland, it’s seriously worth putting on your calendar – and it’s FREE! Brought to you by the Technology Association of Oregon, my alma mater Puppet Labs, ChickTech, Webtrends, and more, this is a great…

The EcoGrrl Interview: April

April April is someone I met a little over a year ago when I was first starting out as an entrepreneur, as she was an employee of my very first client. She’s moved on to greener pastures, but I’m glad to still be in touch.  While I’m still getting to know her, I can definitely say this:  April is authentic,…