Lean Out

25 stories from the underrepresented in tech

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Elissa Shevinsky
Elissa ShevinskyMaker@elissabeth · CEO, Jekudo Privacy Company
Thanks for posting this, Danielle! I'm the editor of Lean Out, and will be around if folks have questions or comments about the anthology. :)
Danielle Newnham
Danielle NewnhamHunter@daniellenewnham · Founder, The Junto Network. Author
This looks like such an interesting book, giving an alternative voice to those we normally see working in tech - can't wait to read it!
Amy Vernon
Amy Vernon@amyvernon · I do stuff on the Internet.
Terrific book, with essays from some very cool women in the industry.
Elissa Shevinsky
Elissa ShevinskyMaker@elissabeth · CEO, Jekudo Privacy Company
I spent months searching for the most interesting writers that I could find. I originally was just looking for women in startups, or who wrote about women in tech. As the book evolved, it became more intersectional, and more about the experience of not fitting into a stereotype. (I evolved too, along with the book.) Also, tech culture was changing rapidly even as I was working on the book. The inclusion of gaming writer Leigh Alexander (who was one of our later additions) reflected my realization that GamerGate was part of this discussion too.
Karthik Bhat
Karthik Bhat@karthikvbhat · CEO, SecureDB
@elissabeth Congratulations. Looking forward to reading it. Also enjoyed your recent article on crypto in @csmpasscode. Keep writing.