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Being a magical unicorn in tech

adventurous rides, cozy stables and fruitful meadows

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Franzi

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Content notes

  

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This is my perspective

  

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▶️ Adventurous rides

▶️ Fruitful meadows

▶️ Cozy stables

 🎠 

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Adventurous rides

 👨‍💻 

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Fallacy 0:

I need to be one of the guys

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not like other girls

 👩‍🏭

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Fallacy 1:

it's a meritocracy

 🙎 

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microagressions

 🙍‍♀️ 

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othering

 🧟‍♂️ 

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dismissing & tone policing

 👩‍💼 

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stereotype threat

 🙄 

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Hey guys…

 🤦‍♀️ 

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Fallacy 2:

people problems  are not important

 🧠 

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Fallacy 3:

Vulnerability is a weakness

 😵 

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I need to be one of the guys

It's a meritocracy

People problems  are not important

Vulnerability is a weakness

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I need to be one of the guys

It's a meritocracy

People problems  are not important

Vulnerability is a weakness

I can be myself

Let's dismantle the patriarchy

People problems are the hard ones

Vulnerability is a super power

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Cozy stables

 👭👫👬 

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QUEER FRIENDS

 🧝‍♀️🧝‍♂️​ 

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Supportive communities

 🧞‍♂️ 

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Therapy

🙋

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micro interventions

🧙‍♂️🧙‍♀️

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Accountable allies

🔒

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secret groups & whisper networks

💰

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F*ck off fund

🤷

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giving less f*cks

❌❌❌​

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3 strikes rule

🧚‍♀️🧚‍♂️

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lift each other up

💪

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Independence

🤗

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be kind to yourself

💅

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Self expression

👩‍🎤

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embrace queerness

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don’t let the bastards get you down

 🍎 

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Fruitful meadows

 🌻 

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growing support

 🎤 

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Conference speaking

 🏗️ 

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transforming & building communities

 🔗 

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a strong network

❤️ 

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Empathic leadership

 👋 Thank you 👋

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NBIT 2018

By Franziska Sauerwein

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