This Data Scientist Proved That Women Are Underrepresented In DC Tech Talks, Then Did …

The teal circles bob up and down, but the yellow data points are all stuck flatly on zero. Whereas men gave scores of technology-related talks in D.C. in the last year, the yellow dots represent solo female speakers. “2016 was pretty grim,” says Kate Rabinowitz, the data scientist behind the graph and a larger analysis of women’s representation at local technology events. “It’s not a good feeling to see that data, but at the same time it was reassuring in a way … I am justified in feeling that women are not always being put forth in these communities.” After noticing a disconnect between vibrant female-focused tech groups and the community at large, Rabinowitz drilled into the speaker lists of more than 100 technology-focused talks in the D.C. area on…


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