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Saturday, March 12 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sausagefest: Getting More Women Into New Media & Tech

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This industry has a ratio problem. Still. It's getting better, but panels, conferences, magazine articles, VC funding - it's all dominated by men. In a big way. Is this because women are lame and uncreative? No. Is it because men are evil and sexist? No. (Sheesh, no.) But - where there is such an obvious and unrelenting gender disparity, there is a problem waiting to be solved. How can women do more to make their ideas happen? (And get money for them?) What do men do differently than women? Is industry coverage lopsided - and if so, how can we change that? What can we blame on the people running all-dude conferences - and what can we take responsibility for ourselves? How can we work together as an industry to encourage the kind of diversity that will free up the very best of our collective talent to rise to the top? Women are great. Men are great. But the ratio in this industry - not great. This panel will address that, and how to change it.
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Rachel Sklar

Editor at LargeChange The RatioFounder of #ChangeTheRatio, advisor to awesome startups, member of secret societies, robust tweeter, media addict on the loose. I love the ladies and you should, too.
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Alexia Tsotsis

Co-EditorTechCrunch


Saturday March 12, 2011 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Marriott Courtyard, Brazos 2-3 300 East 4th Street

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