Want More Women Working in Tech? Let Them Stay Home | WIRED

PowerToFly connects working moms to tech jobs that allow for remote work as a way to close the industry’s gender gap.

Source: www.wired.com

This article thrills me enough that I plan on signing up for the site myself. I don’t think this is a sexist thing, because the reality is that most women are the caregivers for their kids, and so theirs are the jobs that are given up or suffer at the hands of parenthood. I know that being a remote worker has been great for me and allowed me to not only catch up in my career, but advance as well. Definitely an interesting article to read and consider. 

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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