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What It’s Like to Be a Woman in Tech: You're "Invisible" to Men, by Leila Janah, Medium


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Men: if you want to help women achieve gender parity in all aspects of life, which is one of the greatest struggles of our time, you can do something. Introduce the women in your life as full human beings with interesting stories, talents, and ambitions, rather than accessories.

Well said. As is the next paragraph:

And if you witness a man [behaving badly], gently but firmly call him out. Talk to his wife, girlfriend or colleague. Bestow on her the same respect usually reserved for other men. And play a part in making another human being feel valuable, rather than a satellite around someone else’s sun.