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Binders Full of Tech Panelists

Binders Full of Tech Panelists

Silicon Valley has a well-known gender problem.

That lack of women's representation is often on display at the tech equivalent of a Chippendale's show: conference panels featuring all-male revues of disruptive bros.

Over the past couple of years, some male allies have vowed not to appear on panels that don't include women.

This week, Mic.com reporter Melanie Ehrenkranz advanced the conversation with a cool little experiment, compiling a list of 1000+ women in 24 hours who might be considered for future panels.

How to help double the quality of tech conferences

Learn more about the issue with David Hasselhoff's capable assistance at the awesome All Male Panels Tumblr blog.

Male-identifying techies: sign the Gender Avenger pledge, which says "I will not serve as a panelist at a public conference when there are no women on the panel."

Recruiting for a tech panel? Here's Mic.com's list of 1000+ female-identifying tech experts who might be able to help. You can find more names at 50/50 Pledge and CallbackWomen.

This Is Not a Drill

This Is Not a Drill

Full Court Press

Full Court Press