Let’s stop blaming women for the failure of big tech companies and VCs to appreciate, respect, hire, fund and promote them. And let’s stop trying to solve an urgent, time-sensitive HR problem—the need for big companies to create genuinely hospitable environments for a diverse set of employees—with unrelated measures like teaching kindergarteners how to code or feel-good conferences that don’t change how women are hired, promoted, funded or respected. Women are not the problem. Let’s fix the thing that is.
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