To all women in Tech: Think Beyond Gender

How can we champion diversity when we ourselves do not live it?

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend SheSays Denver’s SheSummits conference for women working in the “digital UX, design, technology, media and marketing” space. It was an event to celebrate women in tech while finding inspiration and learning best practices from leading practitioners in the digital field.

From the moment I walked in, the room was buzzing with excitement. I myself was eager to learn from badass women in the field. I could feel the energy and couldn’t help but smile as I looked across the sea of bright, shining faces…

Until I realized that most of those faces were white.

But I sat down and told myself, there’s no way you could have scanned the entire crowd. There’s got to be more diversity than what you just saw......

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