[LMB] Programming, was: Re: OT: Afterlife

Greg Hennessy greg.hennessy at cox.net
Mon Nov 2 12:57:40 GMT 2020

> Sometime later I was in a different job at Sandia and our charter was
> to look ahead to see what was coming in computing and try to get a
> handle on future standards. I went to trade shows about once or twice
> a year. I was surprised that so few women went. At Sandia we were
> evenly divided between men and women. I asked my manager and she told
> me that the woman refused the offer. I will not speculate as to why.

I really hope that someone shows more curiosity than you did, and asked
why. If the reasons were things like 'too many creepy men hit on 
anything female' or 'no child care' then that sets up Yet Another 
Unnecessary Barrier.

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