So, I wrote a long email to the London Java Community in answer to an excellent question: "What can men do to support Women in Technology?".
It's a bit of a brain dump, by no means comprehensive, and is in answer to a specific question in a specific context, but I've been asked to make the information public so it can be useful in a broader context. So here it is.
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You know how I keep banging on about attracting different types of people into programming? You know how we say we need to get them young?
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So yet another interview with me is available, but this one is in written form. It's for the Graduate Developer Community, the aim is to show undergraduates and graduates what real techies jobs are like, and how people doing them they got there.
It's long, but if you know anyone just starting out their career who wants to get a feel for where they might want to go, please point them at it. The site has a number of interviews with people in different roles so it's quite a good way to showcase the diversity of what's available.
(Update: 15 Dec 2020: Original article doesn't seem to be around any more, so I've reproduced the content here)
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