"If every woman in tech brought another girl into tech every year, how quickly would this problem be over?"
It’s time for the next interview in our Women With Awesome Jobs series, and we’ve really outdone ourselves this time. We sat down with the incredible Toni Reid, Amazon.com veteran and the Vice President of [...]
Including her brilliant advice for budding filmmakers
"I like the drama of light and shadows"
"We can’t wait decades, so we’re asking everyone to help now"
"There wasn't an outlet for women to share personal essays and admissions"
"I cannot tell you how many times people would ask if I was there to support my boyfriend"
"I want people, especially male fans, to be aware of the different forms of negativity you receive as a woman, because on the whole they just don’t get it."
Women are so often pushed out of tech. It's time to push back
Citizen scientists everywhere are throwing money at their monitors
"I'm not one to take any form of sexism lightly, so if I ever have to deal with mansplaining, it wouldn't end well for them."
"It’s not that we don’t want to give — people are prepared to give nearly £30 — it’s just that they needed a way to do it"
"Start doing what you want to do now, don’t wait to get hired to do it"
Two "mumpreneurs" are using tech to reduce food waste
Yay for inclusivity, confidence, and safety
"Games’ ability to enfold you into a fictional space is crucially different to other media"
"If we have a group of people excited by the belief that things can change, then we need to be empowering them, rather than diminishing them."
"We definitely don’t think that every woman would want to wear the same thing"
"A man asked me where he could get in line to have sex with me and I was floored."
"We can put people into someone else's shoes and it's mind-blowing."
"I've always said that the saxophone is my voice"
The Creative Designers on their path to becoming planeswalkers
"Most people are intrigued and find it to be a compliment"
"You put your dad in front of a game and he can't figure out how to stop looking at the ceiling"
"It’s no good being the best in your field if no one knows about it"